Insights
How do courts deal with shareholder disputes and why are early independent valuations so important?
When shareholders in a company fall out, they sometimes allege that the company’s affairs have been managed in an unfair or oppressive way. Parties to a joint venture gone sour, warring directors, or families mired in disputes over the direction, management, succession and future control of a business are the typical parties to a shareholder dispute, commonly known as an ‘oppression proceeding’.
Litigation involving an overseas party: can you commence proceedings by post?
An Australian business might contemplate litigation against an overseas party for a wide variety of reasons, such as a claim arising from a breach of contract with a foreign-based supplier or manufacturer.
New laws targeting worker exploitation set to commence
All businesses should be reviewing the way they manage the risk of underpayment and worker exploitation as the Federal Government’s reforms to protect vulnerable workers are about to take effect.
VIDEOS
Managing Partner Stephen Purcell speaks with BRR Media about several key priorities for the firm, including DibbsBarker’s move into the Melbourne market.
In this video interview, Amanda Parks speaks with Fay Calderone, Partner in our People & Workplace team, about the role of a positive workplace culture in reducing workplace conflict and complementing workplace compliance programs.
Brad Walsh speaks with DibbsBarker’s Rob McInnes about how Minomic’s work has progressed since the company’s formation in 2007, and why it is so important for companies like Minomic to have a clear strategy around the protection of intellectual property rights.