Recent Cases

Watson v Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills Pty Ltd [2023] FCAFC 132 (30 August 2023) (Moshinsky, Abraham and Raper JJ)


Catchwords:


CORPORATIONS – whistleblower claim under Pt 9.4AAA of Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) – whether s 1644 of the Corporations Act extends application of ss 1317AD and 1317AE of the Corporations Act to detrimental conduct engaged in prior to amendments under the Treasury Laws Amendment (Enhancing Whistleblower Protections) Act 2019 (Cth) – whether Item 16 of Pt 2 of Sch 1 to the Amendment Act extends application of ss 14ZZZ and 14ZZZA of the Taxation Administration Act 1953 (Cth) to detrimental conduct that was engaged in prior to the Amendment Act