Set-off and Part 5.7B of the Corporations Act

BWP Director, Penny Pengilley, analyses how the law relating to preferences (s 588FA) and set-off was applied in the recent decision of Searles DCJ in Morton v Rexel Electrical Supply Pty Ltd [2015] QDC 49 and argues that the case is wrong and should not be followed.  


Acting in the best interests of the company. BWP's 5 key tips for directors and senior executives

Sue Phillips, Director and the team at Brian Ward & Partners (BWP) are experts when it comes to defending the interests of directors and officers in litigation or examinations and investigations instigated by liquidators and/or ASIC for alleged breaches of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (the Act) and general law fiduciary duties, having acted for directors and officers across small companies to large publicly listed corporations. 


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