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Proper Cross-examination

In R v Scott (1856) Dears & Bell 47; 169 ER 909 the Court of Criminal Appeal resolved what might be seen from the earlier cases to be a vacillation in judicial approach. In that case, Scott, a bankrupt, was tried and convicted of mutilating one of his trade books....

Company in trouble- Need a Safe Harbour?

The Federal government has introduced a new set of laws to prevent directors from being prosecuted for insolvent trading so long as the ‘safe harbour’ provisions of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) are complied with. Here is a link to the sections starting...