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 […]
June 18, 2020

Is Your Business ACL Compliant?

Court orders record $26.5M penalty for breach of Australian Consumer Law Introduction On 20 September 2019, the Federal Court of Australia ordered Cornerstone Investment Aust Pty […]
June 4, 2020

Survey Results on the use of Safe Harbour Legislation; and The New COVID-19 Safe Harbour laws

Safe Harbour Legislation Survey ResultsDuring 2019 Gavin Parsons and Associates (GPA), in conjunction with Geoffrey McDonald, Barrister, conducted a survey of eight (8) leading insolvency firms […]
May 27, 2020

Managing your Estate Planning and Legal Affairs during COVID-19 New Electronic Witnessing Laws

As mentioned in our recent article “Making a Will and Estate Planning during the COVID-19 lockdown”, the NSW Government was planning to introduce measures allowing documents […]