Publications

Corrs produce a range of publications to keep you informed on legal developments that may affect your business, industry and environment. Our lawyers are dedicated to sharing their breadth of knowledge and draw from diverse experiences to deliver content that is timely and targeted.

Your option or mine?

1 June 2017

The New South Wales Court of Appeal has recently confirmed that an option to extend a contract which did not specify which party had the benefit of the option could be exercised unilaterally by either party.

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Scheming to protect creditors

26 May 2017

This week’s TGIF considers the case of In the matter of Boart Longyear Limited [2017] NSWSC 537 in which the NSW Supreme Court made orders to assist with the restructuring of a group of companies to the ultimate benefit of creditors

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Rethink again, when will a court adjust the liability of a co-guarantor?

19 May 2017

This week’s TGIF considers the recent decision of AMP Bank Limited v Brown and Kavanagh [2017] NSWSC 313, where the court found that unless a limited exception applies, it does not have the power to adjust the liability of a co-guarantor.

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High Court decides that enforcement in a foreign jurisdiction cannot be effected against an Australian bankrupt

15 May 2017

Earlier this month, the High Court of Australia unanimously decided that a judgment creditor cannot apply for a certificate to effect enforcement overseas in circumstances where the judgment debtor is bankrupt.

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Liquidators’ disclaimer power not fail-safe

12 May 2017

This week’s TGIF considers Linc Energy Ltd (in Liq) v Chief Executive Dept of Environment & Heritage Protection [2017] QSC 53, in which the Queensland Supreme Court directed that the liquidators of Linc Energy were not justified in causing it to fail

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Budget 2017: affordable housing, infrastructure and tax

10 May 2017

A closer look at the 2017 Budget and how it will affect your organisation.

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Irreconcilable differences: FWC Full Bench refuses approval of bakery agreement

5 May 2017

In SDAEA v Beechworth Bakery Employee Co Pty Ltd t/a Beechworth Bakery [2017] FWCFB 1664, a Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission upheld the union’s appeal against approval of an enterprise agreement.

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Taste of bias: Court rejects assertion of lack of independence

5 May 2017

This week’s TGIF considers an objection by directors and related-party creditors to a liquidator retaining solicitors who had previously acted for a substantial creditor in proceedings against the company.

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Any Port in a Storm? Analysing safe harbour and ipso facto insolvency reforms

5 May 2017

Do the draft amendments to the Corporations Act go far enough in helping companies seeking restructuring get back on track?

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To err is human – New South Wales Supreme Court lets financier fix 200 plus flawed PPSA registrations

28 April 2017

This week’s TGIF considers In the matter of 4 in 1 Wyoming Pty Ltd & the companies listed in Schedule A to the Originating Process [2017] NSWSC 407, where the New South Wales Supreme Court granted a financier an extension of time to register new and

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