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Testing the water - does a builder owe a duty of care to an Owners Corporation?

In an important decision which has ramifications for Owners Corporations, the High Court has recently held that a builder did not owe a duty of care to an ...

18 Nov 2014 / Michelle Harpur, Partner and Caterina Meduri, Solicitor read more
Mr Process Server wants to connect with you...

Recently the Irish High Court ruled that court documents could be served via a person's LinkedIn account. The widespread adoption and active engagement ...

17 Nov 2014 / Tom Johnston, Senior Associate and James Skelton, Solicitor read more
Liquidators - examining pre-examination steps

Examinations under sections 596A and 596B of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) are an important method for liquidators to assess the prospects of success and ...

6 Nov 2014 / Georgina King, Senior Associate read more
Practice note: Approval of provisional liquidator's remuneration

In this article we look at a recent decision which provides a reminder of the matters which need to be addressed when seeking court approval for the ...

14 Jul 2014 / Marc Baddams, Senior Associate and Caterina Meduri, Solicitor read more
Liquidators' right to recover

In a recent decision, the High Court of Australia has provided important confirmation regarding the right of a liquidator to recover costs and expenses ...

14 Jul 2014 / Georgina King, Senior Associate and Elizabeth Santifort, Solicitor read more
Extending a convening period before it expires - relevant principles

The administrator of a company under administration must convene a meeting of the company's creditors within the convening period set out in section 439A(5 ...

2 Jul 2014 / Marc Baddams, Senior Associate read more
Construction Update - New changes to Security of Payment legislation

Amendments to the NSW Security of Payment legislation are expected to commence in April 2014. In this article we take a look at these significant ...

13 Feb 2014 / Michelle Harpur, Partner and Tom Johnston, Senior Associate read more
Inquiry into construction industry insolvency - final report and recommendations

The Final Report released by the Independent Inquiry into Construction Industry Insolvency chaired by Bruce Collins QC (Inquiry) was released in January ...

26 Jun 2013 / Michelle Harpur, Partner and Tom Johnston, Senior Associate read more
Recognition of cross-border insolvencies in Australia

Swaab lawyers Georgina King and Michelle Harpur discuss applications for recognition of foreign insolvency proceedings in Australia under the UNCITRAL ...

19 Mar 2013 / Georgina King, Associate and Michelle Harpur, Partner read more
Construction Industry Insolvency

In August 2012 the NSW Government announced an Inquiry into Construction Industry Insolvency in NSW. The Inquiry released its Discussion and Issues Paper ...

18 Feb 2013 / Tom Johnston, Associate and Michelle Harpur, Partner read more
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