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Oppression of a minority shareholder – a common company dispute
If directors and majority shareholders oppress minority shareholders, minority shareholders may have a claim against them.
Australia
15 Aug 2019
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Selling your business: Five common dangers to avoid
When selling a business, these key points may minimise the risk of being sued and avoid a lengthy and expensive dispute.
Australia
7 Jul 2019
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The case of a dispute over air conditioning that made it all the way to the Victorian Supreme Court
Special conditions in leases must be carefully drafted so that landlord and tenant are both aware of their obligations.
Australia
12 Apr 2019
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Court awards damages for building works not completed in a reasonable time
The Court determined an implied term of the contract required that building works be completed within a reasonable time.
Australia
20 Mar 2019
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PPSR Series: Getting super results from a super priority – learning how to use a PMSI under the PPSA
A purchase money security interest (PMSI) is a type of security interest which receives a super priority under the PPSA.
Australia
21 Dec 2018
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PPSR Series: Short term hire agreements – should your lease be registered under the PPSA?
If you are unsure whether to register a short term lease on the PPSR, you should err on the side of caution and register.
Australia
13 Dec 2018
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PPSR Series: PPSR and leases – the $44 million mistake
Even if leasing is only a small part of your business, you must register to ensure that your leased goods are protected.
Australia
6 Dec 2018
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Personal Property Securities Register explained by Madgwick in a 6 part series: Part 2: Six years on and what have we learnt?
2nd in a series of articles to assist in a better understanding of how the PPSA applies to you and how to avoid the pitfalls.
Australia
13 Nov 2018
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PPSR series: Do you have a security interest under the PPSR? Getting it right is vital.
First in a series of articles to assist in a better understanding of how the PPSA applies to you and how to avoid the pitfalls.
Australia
13 Nov 2018
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You are toast! Sale of Subway franchise business becomes a costly lesson
Courts will look behind a contract if they believe false or misleading information was provided to induce the sale.
Australia
19 May 2018
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Sale of subway franchise business becomes a costly lesson - you are toast
If sellers misrepresent their sales when selling, they forfeit protections in their contract regarding misrepresentations.
Australia
17 Apr 2018
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Beware: Does your contract contain an unenforceable penalty clause?
If the default clause is found to be a penalty, the provision is unenforceable and the consequences can be significant.
Australia
3 Oct 2017
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The tables are turned: Shareholders examining liquidators – an attempt by a liquidator to prevent being publicly examined
Liquidators are not exempt from the public's eye and this case has emphasised the broad nature of public examinations.
Australia
 
19 Jun 2017
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Bankruptcy law update: The loan agreement created a trust so avoided the preference provisions – a setback for trustees
A trust was implied into a loan agreement, so that the loan moneys were not considered part of the bankrupt estate.
Australia
1 Jun 2017
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Looking out for the little guy: small businesses to benefit from changes in legislation on unfair contract terms
Anyone with standard form contracts who deals with small business must review the contracts for potential unfair terms.
Australia
10 Oct 2016
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Selling your business: 5 of the most commonly litigated areas and how to avoid them
Once you have sold your business, the last thing you want as a vendor is to find yourself involved in litigation.
Australia
11 Sep 2016
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Never say never: company reinstated after 84 years
A court ordered a company to be reinstated, 84 years after it was deregistered, to allow a family obtain its inheritance.
Australia
15 Oct 2015
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