Shelf orders: where limitation periods are not what they seem

High Court in Fortress affirms that shelf orders need not identify a particular transactions or party. By SIMON GALLANT and BLAKE O’NEILL.  

The good, the bad and the ugly: pre-pack arrangements and phoenix activity for SMEs

This article considers the line between legal pre-pack arrangements and illegal phoenix activity for insolvent small-to-medium sized enterprises (SMEs). By BEN SEWELL.  

Identifying concurrent wrongdoers: the proportionate liability regime in practice

Given the reach of the proportionate liability regime, it is imperative that practitioners are able to identify when the regime applies, and to whom. By…

The latest from the High Court: February 2015

Reporting and analysis of the latest key judgments from the High Court of Australia. By THOMAS HURLEY.

The grim life of tenants living in the Willmott Forest

Liquidators appointed to a landlord company can now disclaim a registered lease. This could result in tenants being treated unfairly, and precludes tenants from protecting…