Month: July 2013


Kain C+C’s Cawson named Adelaide commercial lawyer of the year

This article originally appeared on www.in-business.com.au on 9 April 2013. Kain C+C’s Gerry Cawson has been voted by peers as Adelaide Commercial Lawyer of the Year in the Best Lawyer 2013 Listing. According to Best Lawyers, an initiative conducted globally, lawyers who are named Lawyer of the Year “are selected based on particularly impressive voting… Read more


Insolvency: How to avoid it

If profit is the reward for risk then insolvency is the price paid for risk.  As risk remains a constant in any business setting, so it follows that insolvencies are inevitable in any economy, either healthy or unhealthy. How insolvency affects the directors of a company today In today’s reality, once a company becomes insolvent… Read more


PPSA and PMSIs: Greater security over business assets

The Personal and Property Securities Act (PPSA) has been with us since January 2012 and whilst Retention of Title (RoT) clauses remain effective, this only acts as a transitional arrangement until January 2014.  In addition, the PPSA provides the ability for some to enhance their entitlement over goods supplied via PMSIs (Purchase Money Security Interests).… Read more