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Oppression remedies for unit trusts

Oppression remedies for unit trusts

It is an unfortunate fact of life that running a business will not always go smoothly, and occasionally disputes will arise between business owners and business investors. A unit trust is a popular structure for conducting a business, but it has traditionally presented business owners and investors with some difficulty when seeking to resolve their disputes. 

Is online defamation different to print defamation?

Is online defamation different to print defamation?

The law of defamation traditionally relates to printed statements, such as a newspaper articles or ‘tell-all’ books. However, defamatory statements are increasingly made online and can be accessed repeatedly by readers. 

Important information for apartment and unit owners

Important information for apartment and unit owners

A quick guide to owners corporations
If you are an apartment or unit owner it is likely you are part of an owners corporation. As a member there are certain procedures that must be followed which you may not even be aware of.  It is important that owners corporation members and committee members understand these procedures, their rights and responsibilities.  

Plaintiff’s access to defendant insurance

Plaintiff’s access to defendant insurance

A claimant liquidator was allowed to join the defendants’ insurer to the proceeding, in circumstances where the defendants were not going to pursue the insurance claim. This case may open up several new ways to utilise a defendant’s insurance, and Sladen Legal has some creative ways this decision can be used to plaintiffs’ benefit.

Non party’s liability for costs

Non party’s liability for costs

The Court ordered costs against stakeholders in the plaintiff’s camp and stated that insolvency of a plaintiff insolvency weighs in favour of a cost order against a non-party supporting or directing it.