This week’s TGIF considers Bullhead Pty Ltd v Brickmakers Place Pty Ltd (in liq)  VSCA 316, where the Court held that a release for breach of trust was ineffective because the beneficiary was not fully informed about the breach
This week’s TGIF considers Australian Worldwide Pty Ltd v AW Exports Pty Ltd where the Court awarded security for costs against plaintiff companies in liquidation, despite a litigation funder’s indemnity against adverse costs
This week’s TGIF considers the decision of Pentridge Village Pty Ltd (in liq) v Capital Finance Australia Ltd  VSC 633, where the Supreme Court of Victoria considered whether a liquidator was able, as a matter of law, to assign statutory causes
This week’s TGIF article looks at the decision of Hooke v Bux Global Ltd (No 6)  FCA 1545, where Bux Global Ltd (Bux Global) was wound up on just and equitable grounds and the perceived independence of a director-appointed liquidator was questi
This week’s TGIF considers the decision of Currie, in the Matter of The Country Wellness Group  FCA 1455, where the administrators approached the Court for orders to justify their continuation of inter- company loans and to limit any personal l
This week’s TGIF considers the decision in Six Bruce Pty Ltd v Jadig Finance Pty Ltd  VSC 552, where the Court granted an injunction to temporarily restrain a mortgagee’s sale despite the mortgagor not making any payment into Court.
This week’s TGIF considers a NSW Court of Appeal judgment which denied leave to appeal from a decision which dismissed an application to set aside service of an originating process not served “as soon as practicable”.
This week’s TGIF considers the recent case of Vanguard v Modena  FCA 1461, where the Court ordered a non-party director to pay indemnity costs due to his conduct in opposing winding-up proceedings against his company.
The WA Court of Appeal has overturned Forge v Hamersley Iron, determining that mutuality under section 553C of the Corporations Act between an insolvent company and its creditors is not destroyed by the granting of a general security interest to the
This week’s TGIF considers the decision in Mujkic Family Company Pty Ltd v Clarke & Gee Pty Ltd  TASFC 4, which concerns a rather novel issue – whether a solicitor acting for a shareholder might also owe a duty of care to the company in liquida