We put our forensic spotlight on the Commercial Law Services sector investigating what drives demand in this sector and how it is currently performing.
Subject areas featured include intellectual property litigation, shareholder class action litigation, tax litigation, damages, solvency and a range of other topics relating to expert financial opinions.
There is no one determinative factor which determines whether a business is a financially viable and whether a company is insolvent. This article addresses all the factors which need to be considered.
The relative merits of pursuing an Account of Profits or Damages
Registering a patent in respect of a product is designed to provide some competitive advantage to the innovator to deter a competitor entering the market and selling a ‘copycat’ product. However, a registered patent does not guarantee competitive advantage as the following scenarios may arise.
Directors’ breach of ASX listing rules on continuous disclosure
The obligations on directors to keep the market fully and accurately informed on a timely basis, directors attempting to positively influence the company’s listed price, the courts acceptance of litigation funding, and increasing vigilance by shareholders and plaintiff law firms in respect of directors’ disclosures have all contributed to the rise of shareholder class actions in Australia.
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