This week’s TGIF considers a recent decision of the NSW Supreme Court where the Court protected the priority of an ADI’s unregistered security interest perfected by control, over the registered security interest of a secured creditor.
A recent Federal Court decision, ACCC v Ultra Tune Australia Pty Ltd  FCA 12, provides the first guidance on the reporting requirements for marketing funds and the obligation to act in good faith under the Franchising Code.
In a recent decision, the Federal Court has provided an important reminder that directors of any company—listed or not—are prohibited from taking up opportunities which should properly have been made available to their companies.
There have been developments in the patent infringement proceedings between Motorola and Hytera in the Federal Court of Australia. They concern Hytera's discovery, and new allegations of copyright infringement.
In June 2018 Norway proposed amendments to the Basel Convention, to minimise marine pollution and the illegal dumping of plastic waste. The amendments will be considered in April 2019, at the fourteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties.
From 11 January 2019, owners and operators of Australia’s critical infrastructure (ports, electricity, water and gas infrastructure) will have their assets more closely scrutinised by the Commonwealth Government.
This week’s TGIF considers Re Broens Pty Limited (in liq)  NSWSC 1747, in which a liquidator was held to be justified in making distributions to creditors in spite of several claims by employees for long service leave entitlements.