Nishad Kulkarni has presented to Arnold Bloch Leibler on the topic Key Issues in the Liquidation of Corporate Trustees. The presentation addressed new developments, including the recent Amerind appeal ([2018] VSCA 41).


Gregory Drew is appearing for customers in the recently commenced class action against Westpac in the Federal Court, which concerns insurance products obtained in connection with financial advisers at Westpac, St George Bank, Bank of Melbourne, BankSA and BT Advice.


Peter Fraser has presented to the Gunn Club on the topic “Has the High Court decision in Bywater Investments Ltd v Commissioner of Taxation changed the law regarding corporate tax residency?”. The presentation addressed how auditors might now approach the issue of corporate residency, especially in relation to foreign subsidiaries of Australian multinationals.


The Honourable Ian Vitaly Gzell, a former Justice of the NSW Supreme Court, Queen’s Counsel and 5 Selborne Head of Chambers, has been appointed a Member of the Order of Australia for significant service to the judiciary, to estate and trust law, to the advancement of professional development and to the performing arts.