To whom are duties owed under s136 Companies Act?

A new approach taken by the Court of Appeal in the recent Mainzeal judgment?…


The Debut of clarity for director’s duties, or further uncertainty?

BackgroundMr Cooper was the sole director of Debut Homes Ltd (Debut), a…


Bank of Queensland v AIG Australia Ltd [2019] NSWCA 190

To aggregate or not to aggregate?That is the question. Bank of Queensland…


Ross v Southern Response [2019] NZCA 431

Should representative litigation include as plaintiffs people who may not know…


Supreme Court’s Decision in Feltex Litigation

Key Points The decision was a partial victory for the shareholders. A…


Trustees Executors v Fund Managers Canterbury

Overview The relationship between a D&O and Professional Indemnity policy…


Prattley v Vero - Court of Appeal

Overview Re-opening settlement for alleged mistake, expert witness impartiality…


Hotchin v The New Zealand Guardian Trust Co Ltd

Outcome The Supreme Court has considered the boundaries of claims for…