Commercial Disputes

Do your terms of sale apply? Are you sure?

When it comes to written agreements in a commercial context, attention is often paid to the drafting and scope of terms. However, evidence suggests, that often, "incorporation" of …

Mining dispute successfully resolved

Our client, a large heavy equipment supplier, sold several used items of mining equipment for use at a mine site which required commissioning.  A separate contract was also entere…

Personal guarantees gone wrong

A well executed personal guarantee can be the holy grail of debt recovery tools, but one overlooked detail can bring the whole thing to its knees. It is surprising the number of…

Expanded rights for retention of title creditors

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$2.7 million recovered in seven days

Large financial exposure is not uncommon in the mining and resources sector. Providing specialist representation for an equipment finance company, we were approached to recover …

Electronic signatures on guarantees = High risk for fraud and dishonesty

In a digital world, businesses have become increasingly reliant on electronically transmitted documents, including credit applications. Trade credit businesses rely heavily upon…