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Key insight into claim on Warranty & Indemnity insurance

The Supreme Court of Victoria has considered whether an insured buyer under a warranty and indemnity (W&I) policy is entitled to indemnity from an insurer in circumstances where...

13 November 2019

Clipping the wings of the Phoenix: Insolvency laws are changing

The latest proposed reform concerns the controversial practice of “phoenixing”. In recent months and years, phoenixing has attracted attention from a wide band of Australian regulators.

20 February 2019

Deed of Company Arrangement: A flexible recapitalisation tool

This article was written by Gavin Rakoczy.Administration and deeds of company arrangement have continued to have significant influence on major restructurings in the Australian market.  In larger restructurings,...

03 October 2018

The dialogue is changing yet is the law enabling the practical change directors need?

Our experts examine the new legislation in its practical context and suggest some “tweaking” which may bring about the increased certainty that Directors need in order to fully...

27 September 2018

Safe harbour: A realignment of interests

New safe harbour legislation emphasises that continuous improvement should not give way to concerns as to personal liability.

17 July 2018

Deal Wrap: Paladin restructure

KWM advised Paladin Energy Limited and its administrators KPMG, on Paladin’s complex balance sheet restructure.

04 July 2018

Are your rights enforceable? From 1 July 2018 onwards you will need to check this carefully…

This article was written by Tim Klineberg and Carone Huang.The new ipso facto reform will commence on and from this Sunday, 1 July 2018. Rights in contracts, agreements...

25 June 2018

Freezing orders application against Mr Palmer and Co in Queensland Nickel matter successful

Special purpose liquidators of Queensland Nickel Pty Ltd (in liq) have been successful in their application for freezing orders against Mr Clive Palmer and several companies which he...

25 May 2018

Deal Wrap: The restructuring of PT Bumi Resources Tbk

Insights on the multi-billion dollar debt restructuring of Indonesia's largest thermal coal producer, PT Bumi Resources Tbk, Southeast Asia's largest debt restructuring deal of 2017.

01 May 2018

Paramountcy of federal corporate insolvency priority regime upheld again – Linc Energy

The decision provides comfort to insolvency practitioners that they can once again accept appointments to Queensland mining companies without having to immediately cease all mining activity...

15 March 2018

Contracting after 1 July 2018? Counterparties beware.

Key things to watch for in the ipso facto regulations: Carve outs will be confirmed, categories are expected to expand.

07 March 2018
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Priority for Employment Entitlements in an Insolvency Protected: Statutory Priority Regimes Apply to Trading Trusts

The decision in Amerind has provided clarity on whether receivers and liquidators should apply the statutory priorities afforded to employee entitlements.

28 February 2018

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