Maria O'Brien


In brief The Full Court of the Federal Court has affirmed the high standard to be met by any challenge to a Deed of Company Arrangement (DOCA), where the DOCA compromises a commercial dispute with a third party. The court emphasised the DOCA must be shown to be contrary to the interests of the creditors in light of all relevant circumstances. More needs to be shown than a “not unrealistic prospect of a better outcome”…

In this video interview, four partners from our Australian offices including Maria O’Brien, Head of Restructuring and Insolvency, Lawrence Mendes, Partner in Corporate Practice, Anne Petterd, Partner, Digital Economy & cloud computing and Antony Rumboll, Head of Equity Capital Markets speak to Boardroom Media to discuss renewal and recovery and what the Australian economy will look like as it opens back up from the COVID-19 crisis. To view the video please click here.