Insights | High Court decision summary – prenups and postnups

The purpose of this article is to provide fellow practitioners and our readership with a working summary of the recent High Court decision in Thorne v Kennedy [2017] HCA 49. In case you are looking for a one-liner conclusion: the rumours of the prenup’s/postnup’s demise are greatly exaggerated. Preliminary matters A few preliminary considerations arise … More Insights | High Court decision summary – prenups and postnups

Three letter word missing in the ANZ penalty case

Yesterday we published a summary of the High Court’s decision in the ANZ penalty case. In our summary, we drew attention to Justice Nettle’s analysis of the experts’ mathematical calculation of the conceivable heads of loss suffered by ANZ on credit card accounts not paid on time; that analysis is to be commended as it reflects the forensic … More Three letter word missing in the ANZ penalty case