Recent Cases

Boros v Pages Property Investments Pty Ltd [2021] NSWCA 288 (25 November 2021) (Bell P, Basten and Meagher JJA)


CORPORATIONS – directors and officers – fiduciary duties – duty to act in good faith in the best interests of company – duty not to use position as director or officer improperly – duty to ensure proper financial records kept – acting as director for two related entities – conflict of duty and interest

EQUITY – fiduciary duties – conflict of interest and duty – acting as director for two related companies – involvement in transactions between companies –director holding 25% shares of one company – where one company holds a financial interest in the other and consequently shares in any benefits received by the director – when director inherits and continues an existing and accepted practice as between the companies