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A New Normal? The Increasing Rate of Business Insolvencies

Posted By Simone Rees,
13/09/2023 10:00 AM
There is a lot of commentary in the press in relation to insolvencies and the rate at which they are occurring.  We have seen attention grabbing headlines such as:  "Insolvency wave that...

Luke Buchanan named Sydney’s Leading Complex Litigation & Regulatory Lawyer of the Year

Posted By Buchanan Rees Dispute Lawyers,
06/09/2023 08:00 AM
Buchanan Rees Dispute Lawyers congratulates Luke Buchanan on being named by Acquisition International Magazine as Sydney’s Leading Complex Litigation & Regulatory Lawyer of the Year for...

The Harman Obligation - Tread Very Carefully!

Posted By Luke Buchanan,
30/08/2023 15:00 PM
The recent decision of the NSW Supreme Court in NSW Mobile Fleet Services Pty Limited v Max Mobile & Detailing Pty Limited [2023] NSWSC 140 is a good reminder of the sometimes-forgotten Harman...

Do You Have a Claim When Your Crypto Platform Collapses in Australia?

Posted By Simone Rees,
04/08/2023 11:00 AM
2022 saw the collapse of many cryptocurrency platforms, leaving many customers at risk of losing everything. The spectacular collapse of FTX left at least 30,000 Australians at the mercy of the...

Sydney CBD Chamber of Commerce Lawyer Morning Tea

Posted By Luke Buchanan,
19/07/2023 08:00 AM
We were delighted to host the CBD Chamber of Commerce Lawyer Morning Tea at our new office on 18 July 2023.  It was a full house and a good opportunity for meaningful networking and insightful...

"This Wasn't Part of the Contract!" - Can I Rely on the Doctrine of Frustration?

Posted By Simone Rees,
12/07/2023 16:00 PM
The doctrine of frustration is a common law concept, and Australia has no legislation to determine when a contract is frustrated. Frustration of a contract is a complex area of the law, and it is...

Shifting Assets to Avoid or Defeat Creditors and What a Liquidator Would Consider in Clawing Back?

Posted By Simone Rees,
12/07/2023 15:00 PM
On 18 February 2020, the government amended the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (the Act) to introduce the new creditor-defeating disposition provisions. In effect, the new provisions created a new...

Our 4th Birthday

Posted By Luke Buchanan,
03/07/2023 08:10 AM
On 1 July 2023, Buchanan Rees Dispute Lawyers celebrated our 4th birthday! We opened our doors back in 2019 to provide legal advice and representation in complex commercial litigation, disputes, and r...

Simone Rees Co-Presents Part 2 of Liquidator and Litigator Insolvency Series - External Administration

Posted By Luke Buchanan,
23/06/2023 08:00 AM
Thank you to all who attended the second event of the Liquidator and Litigator Insolvency Series - External Administration, held at the historic venue, The Castlereagh Boutique Hotel in...

Continuous Disclosure Obligations - is knowledge, recklessness or negligence required?

Posted By Simone Rees,
09/05/2023 09:00 AM
The following article was published by Lexology on 8 May 2023:   The Federal Court recently handed down the largest-ever penalty against a company for breaching continuous disclosure...