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Creditors faced with an unfair preference claim under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (Act) will often try to show that its relationship with the company in question involved a running account, thereby bringing into play the defence in section 588FA(3)(c) of the Act.
Evidence vs Inference: Analysis of Ross, in the matter of Print Mail Logistics (International) Pty Ltd (in liq) v Elias  FCA 419
Proving your case in court requires the leading of evidence and the making of submissions about how a court should interpret that evidence. Liquidators are often in a position where they are unable or would not wish to call a particular evidence who in the ordinary case would be the best person to give evidence necessary to prove an element of a case.
In early June the Federal Government released regulations making substantial changes to the Franchising Code of Conduct.
On 1 July 2021, the superannuation guarantee rate will increase from 9.5% to 10%.
This is part of the previously legislated staged increases to the superannuation guarantee which has been maintained by the Federal Government in its 2021 Federal Budget.