Too little, too late – Federal Court dismisses application served by email at the last minute

If a company owes a debt of $2,000 or more, the creditor can send the…

Service Suppliers: Is Your Warranty Defective?

Companies that supply services (or supply goods and services) to “consumers” should be aware of…

Cladding Rectification Agreements: Are You Covered?

The recent television footage of the Spencer Street apartment block fire in Melbourne brought back…

Australia’s Foreign Investment Approval Regime for Private Equity Buyers

Private equity funds often count foreign governments among their investors, alongside public sector pension funds…

PPSR Registrations expiring from 30 January 2019

Parties who have security interests registered on the Personal Property Securities Register (PPSR) dating back…

Shareholders’ Right To Call Meetings Now Hollow

Dissatisfied shareholders considering calling a general meeting under section 249F should think again.  The recent…

The Aged Care Royal Commission – Work Begins

The Aged Care Royal Commission last week issued a letter to the 100 largest aged…

Crowd-Sourced Funding and Private Companies: Selling the Dream in Fragments

Last month, the Australian Parliament passed the Corporations Amendment (Crowd-sourced Funding for Proprietary Companies) Bill…

The Consumer Data Right: Building the Information Nation

The background There is considerable momentum right now in Australia towards giving control of data…

Gun-Jumping: Cowboys and Cartels in the Merger Business

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) recently launched an unprecedented “gun-jumping” civil prosecution against…

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