Last month I presented at the Leo Cussen Centre for Law PPSA Half Day Conference. The topic of my presentation was Perfecting your PPSA Clauses. My presentation included discussion on the provisions … [Read more...] about Perfecting your PPSA clauses
My article commenting on the case Re O'Keeffe Heneghan Pty Ltd (in liq) (No 2)  NSWSC 1958 has been published in the Journal of Banking and Finance Law and Practice. … [Read more...] about Constructive Trusts, Proceeds and the Priority Rules under the PPSA (2019) Journal of Banking and Finance Law and Practice 141
Several times throughout my years of legal experience, I’ve had to consider whether some legal right constituted property. Was this a proprietary interest or just a personal right (the in rem/in … [Read more...] about The trustee’s right of indemnity – property or not? Carter Holt Harvey Woodproducts Australia Pty Ltd v The Commonwealth  HCA 20
The recent High Court of New Zealand decision in McCollum v Thompson  NZHC 915, supported one of its conclusions with a reference to the fourth edition of my book Personal Property Securities … [Read more...] about Seizing collateral under the PPSA’s enforcement provisions
I was pleased to be invited to speak at the Law Society of Western Australia's Property Law Update on 20 March 2019. The topic of my presentation was "The PPSA and the general law: How do they work … [Read more...] about The PPSA and the general law: How do they work together?
Perfecting a security interest takes more than registering on the PPSR A secured party is well-advised to perfect its security interest to protect its rights in the personal property subject to … [Read more...] about Perfection under the PPSA is more than registration
The scope of the PPSA is very wide The Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth) (PPSA) is a comprehensive law about taking security over personal property. The central concept is the security … [Read more...] about The Wide Scope of the PPSA