February 9, 2018

New Privacy Laws – Comply Now or Pay the Penalty

New mandatory data breach notification laws  As of 22 February 2018, all organisations with existing personal information security obligations under the Australian Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (“Privacy […]
February 7, 2018

Validly appointed? Valid security interests? Timely reminder to always check the fine details

A recent decision by the Federal Court of Australia, Knauf Plasterboard Pty Ltd v Plasterboard West Pty Ltd (In Liquidation) (Receivers and Managers Appointed) [2017] FCA 866 (“Knauf […]
November 27, 2017

Promotion Announcement – Tamara Scholl

Gavin Parsons and Associates are pleased to announce the promotion of Tamara Scholl to the position of Solicitor.  Tamara joined us in April this year as […]
October 31, 2017

Finality? Think again: When a Court will “look behind the judgment” in bankruptcy proceedings

In its recent decision in Ramsey Health Care Australia Pty Ltd v Adrian John Compton [2017] HCA 28, the High Court considered the circumstances when a Bankruptcy Court […]
October 18, 2017

Phoenix Companies – What Are They, Are They Legal and What is Being Done About Them?

What is phoenixing?  There is currently no express prohibition, proscribed under Australian law, from carrying out “phoenix activity”. Australian law also does not define “phoenix activity”.  […]