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.

Gogetta security, but no priority: The importance of a lender’s conduct in determining who has the better equity

4 May 2018

This week’s TGIF considers Gogetta Equipment Funding Pty Ltd v Mark & Liz Pty Ltd [2018] VSC 91, which examined a priority contest between competing equitable interests in property.

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Lien on me – administrators criticised for seeking directions after the fact

27 April 2018

This week’s TGIF considers the case of White, in the matter of Mossgreen Pty Ltd (Administrators Appointed) v Robertson in which administrators sought directions on whether they hold a lien over consignor property to secure an alleged levy

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United Voice v Berkeley Challenge: Federal Court determines dismissed employees entitled to redundancy pay

24 April 2018

The Federal Court of Australia has determined that a contract services provider’s dismissal of employees did not fall within the ‘ordinary and customary turnover of labour’ exemption from the requirement to make redundancy payments.

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Political donations under the microscope again in NSW

24 April 2018

The NSW Land and Environment Court has provided further clarity on the reporting of political donations when making relevant planning applications and objections.

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The case of the Brexit Ponzi scheme – no distribution of remaining funds to investors struck by common misfortune

20 April 2018

This week’s TGIF article considers the case of In the matter of Courtenay House Capital Trading Group Pty Limited (in liq) v Courtenay House Pty Limited (in liq) [2018] NSWSC 404, in which investors in a Ponzi scheme unsuccessfully sought to have the

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Have you been served? Submitter appellants must now serve other submitters in Planning and Environment Court appeals

19 April 2018

The Queensland Planning and Environment Court has confirmed that under the Planning Act 2016, submitter appellants must serve their notice of appeal on all other submitters who made a properly made submission on the development application.

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Why purchasers need to be wary of reliance on planning and development certificates

18 April 2018

In a decision that could potentially have wide-reaching implications for purchasers of land, the Queensland Court of Appeal has delivered judgment in the case of Central Highlands Regional Council v Geju Pty Ltd [2018] QCA 38.

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Why purchasers need to be wary of reliance on planning and development certificates

18 April 2018

In a decision that could potentially have wide-reaching implications for purchasers of land, the Queensland Court of Appeal has delivered judgment in the case of Central Highlands Regional Council v Geju Pty Ltd [2018] QCA 38.

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Love thy neighbour? When apartment living becomes too close for comfort

17 April 2018

As apartment continues to go up in Western Australia, developers may need to think more carefully when it comes to keeping the peace between neighbours.

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ASIC report sets the benchmark on unfair contract terms regulations

16 April 2018

ASIC Report 565 details the changes that the banks have now made and provides commentary on how ASIC will continue to monitor compliance with the UCT regime.

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