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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 ...

18 Dec 2012 / Georgina King, Associate and Michelle Harpur, Partner read more
Commonwealth Penalty Units to Rise by end 2012

Monetary penalties for a wide range of offences under Commonwealth legislation in Australia will shortly increase under legislation recently passed by ...

13 Dec 2012 / Georgina King, Associate and Kelly Marshall, Solicitor read more
Publishing winding up notices - avoiding duplication of costs

Changes to the way most corporate insolvency notices have to be published came into effect on 1 July 2012. The Supreme Court of New South Wales has ...

12 Jul 2012 / Georgina King, Associate read more
Changes to credit reporting

Amendments to the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) will be introduced during the winter session of Federal Parliament and will include changes to the way in which ...

17 May 2012 / Georgina King, Associate read more
Reform of Australian Contract Law

On 22 March 2012 the Commonwealth Attorney-General, Nicola Roxon, released a discussion paper which could lead to wide-ranging review and reform of ...

23 Apr 2012 / Georgina King, Associate read more
Costly consequences of not taking Genuine Steps

A recent decision of the Federal Court of Australia signals the importance of parties to disputes and their legal representatives complying with their ...

23 Apr 2012 / Georgina King, Associate read more
Delay in commencement of New South Wales "reasonable steps" legislation

On 8 September 2011, the New South Wales Parliament passed the Courts and Other Legislation Further Amendment Bill 2011 (Bill). The Bill will bring into ...

15 Sep 2011 / Georgina King, Associate read more
Australian local councils win appeal against Lehman Brothers in High Court

Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc (USA) filed a Chapter 11 bankruptcy petition in the United States of America on 14 Sept 2008. Twelve days later, on 26 Sept ...

21 Jul 2011 / Tean Kerr, Partner read more
ASIC involvement marks new twist in Chameleon Mining case

ASIC has become involved in the case of International Litigation Partners Pty Ltd v Chameleon Mining NL, submitting to the court that exemptions from the ...

14 Jul 2011 / Harry Snow, Partner read more
Commencement of the Civil Dispute Resolution Act 2011 (Cth) - News Alert

The federal government has announced that the Civil Dispute Resolution Act 2011 (Cth) will commence on 1 August 2011.

13 Jul 2011 / Georgina King, Associate read more
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