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.

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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Government responds to Trade Unions Royal Commission with the Corrupting Benefits Bill 2017

26 April 2017

On 22 March 2017, the Coalition Government introduced the Fair Work Amendment (Corrupting Benefits) Bill 2017 into Parliament, which seeks to implement a number of key recommendations from the 2015 Trade Unions Royal Commission.

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No pressure! A borrower’s financial difficulties alone will not establish duress

21 April 2017

This week’s TGIF considers Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd v Bragg (No. 3) [2017] NSWSC 208, in which the Court rejected a borrower’s claims that it entered into a loan contract under duress and that the bank prevented its attempted sale

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Standards Australia abandons AS 11000

13 April 2017

AS 2124 & AS 4000 to remain – Standards Australia has cancelled all further developments of AS 11000

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Not so perfect solution – Court relief sought to avoid automatic vesting

7 April 2017

This week’s TGIF considers a recent Federal Court decision in which relief was sought under section 588FM of the Corporations Act to ensure a security interest perfected after the ‘critical time’ did not automatically vest.

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