Menu

Banking and Finance

Out Perform G+TLaw

1st July 2014

Mirabela Nickel Ltd

1st July 2014

By Dominic Emmett, David Clee, Nicholas Edwards

We discuss the recent decision in relation to Mirabela Nickel Limited that was before the Supreme Court of New South Wales.

5th May 2014

Construction, Operation, Regulatory and Bankability Issues for Utility Scale Renewable Energy Projects

5th May 2014

By Damian McNair, Alison Dodd

Over the past 15 years, Australia’s renewable energy market has continued to attract massive interest from developers, contractors, manufacturers, governments and local and international investors.

4th July 2013

NSW Supreme Court gives asset financiers a PPSA hurry-up

4th July 2013

By Ros O'Mally, Alexander Danne, Lisa Mazor, John Erbacher

The NSW Supreme Court recently confirmed that lessors of goods or equipment are at risk of losing their property to third parties unless they properly perfect any deemed security interest arising in respect of the property.

21st June 2013

PPSA starting to register with the construction industry

21st June 2013

By Ros O'Mally, John Erbacher

In a decision likely to be followed by Australian courts, the High Court of New Zealand has confirmed that the step-in rights (or ‘take out’) clause in a construction contract can create a security interest. These clauses grant the principal (or financier) rights to complete the works (sometimes using the contractor’s equipment and materials) where, for example, the contractor has become insolvent.

14th May 2013

Greenfield Construction Issues in Infrastructure Financing

14th May 2013

By Alexander Danne, Catherine Zahra

Partner Alexander Danne and Senior Lawyer Catherine Zahra, of Gilbert + Tobin’s Melbourne Banking and Finance Team, report on two specific developments of potential interest to Financiers, Sponsors and Investors alike.

30th April 2013

Takeover financing: Navigating the 90% conundrum and financier engagement

30th April 2013

By Alexander Danne, Neil Pathak

Partners Alexander Danne and Neil Pathak provide an overview of some key aspects of the acquisition financing of the Alesco takeover.

18th September 2012

Start spreading the news – Insolvency notices

18th September 2012

By Dominic Emmett, James Lewis, Nicholas Edwards

ASIC has made a brand new start to the way insolvency notices will be published in Australia. From 1 July 2012 the previous obligations for publications have melted away.

12th September 2012

To register or not to register? Don’t make a Hastie decision

12th September 2012

By Ros O'Mally, Abigail Haseltine

The Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth) (PPS Act) and associated Personal Property Securities Regulations 2010 (Cth) (PPS Regulations) make a distinction between certain types of serial numbered personal property. Under the PPS Regulations, certain types of ‘serial numbered’ personal property must be described by its serial number while other personal property simply may be described by its serial number when registering a security interest over that property on the Personal Property Securities Register (PPSR).

29th August 2012

Actions speak louder than agreed terms: what the 2012 Bell Group decision means for agency roles in syndicated lending

29th August 2012

By Abigail Haseltine, Nicholas Edwards

The recent judgement in the Bell Group litigation handed down by the W.A. Court of Appeal on 17 August 2012 affirms many of the positions outlined in Owen J’s first instance judgment in the W.A. Supreme Court in 2008. This market update deals solely with the imputation of an agent’s knowledge to each bank in a lending syndicate.

29th March 2012

Personal Property Securities

29th March 2012

By Alexander Danne

Click here to listen to Alex Danne, Project financing specialist together with lawyers Vanessa Prowse and Daniel Yim discuss the effect of the new PPSA legislation on security interests in mining equipment.

14th March 2012

Passing your assignments: Getting straight As as an assignee of debt – lessons from the High Court

14th March 2012

By Ros O'Mally, Alexander Danne, Stuart Cormack

As an assignee or transferee of a debt, how can you ensure complete assignment and maximise the remedies available to recover the debt (or monies representing it)? A recent High Court decision has brought this question sharply into focus, with the Court holding that the assignment of non-contractual remedies in respect of a debt is not effective unless expressly provided for.

Follow Us On TwitterTwitter Logo

Follow Us On LinkedInLinekdIn Logo

Follow us on YoutubeYoutube Logo