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Case Update

This case highlights both the inherent mutability and increasing importance of ‘commercial common-sense’ in the construction of contracts, particularly where the contract in question has been poorly drafted as it clearly was in this case. What a reasonable business person considers commercial at the time...

A week is a long time in politics.  This week has been longer than many of us would care to remember. Exactly one week ago on 3 November 2016, eager not to be outshone by their friends ‘Trumpeting’ across the pond, the High Court of England...

Introduction As specialist government agencies and creatures of statute mandated to achieve a public purpose, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), the Australian Consumer and Competition Commission (ACCC) and the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) all possess far reaching powers to exercise their respective functions...

ION Ltd, in the matter of ION Ltd (subject to deed of company arrangement) [2010] FCA 1119, Federal Court of Australia, Dodds-Streeton J, 15 October 2010 (a) Summary Following ION Limited (ION) and its subsidiaries being placed into administration, the deed administrators invited proofs of debt or...