August 3, 2020

Directors’ Meetings – Will your resolutions withstand scrutiny? Gudgeon v Gudgeon [2020] FCA 680

A recent decision of the Federal Court of Australia (Gudgeon v Gudgeon [2020] FCA 680 (20 May 2020 (“Gudgeon”)) has provided a timely reminder that Courts will […]
August 3, 2020

New and improved or simply new? – Director Identification Numbers

Insolvency practitioners have been anticipating the introduction of unique Director Identification Numbers (“DIN”) for many years now. With the passing of the Treasury Law Amendment (Registries Modernisation […]
July 23, 2020

JobKeeper Update: less dollars but, around longer

The Australia Government has made its much anticipated announcement about the JobKeeper program, extending it to 28 March 2021. The program will continue to run in its existing […]
July 15, 2020

Beware the exercise of the casting vote; guidance from the NSW Supreme Court of Appeal

Introduction In Glenfyne International Holding Limited v Glenfyne Farms International AU Pty Ltd (in liq) [2019] NSWCA 304, the NSW Court of Appeal exercised its discretion to order that a […]
July 13, 2020

Coming soon – Director Identification Numbers And Their Major Flaw

In late June 2020, the Commonwealth Government passed the Treasury Law Amendment (Registries Modernisation and Other Measures) Bill 2019 (Cth) (“Bill”). Amongst other things, this Bill […]