Craig is a banking and finance lawyer with 35 years’ specialist experience in securities law, financial product regulation, restructuring and insolvency.
He has extensive experience advising clients across a variety of industries including financial services, manufacturing, mining and resources, property development, agriculture, tourism and transport.
Craig is one of Australia's leading experts in securities law. He has written numerous publications and presented to many conferences and seminars on this and related topics. He was a member of the Australian Attorney General's Consultative Committee on Personal Property Securities Reform.
During his career Craig has practised in Sydney, Brisbane and Toronto, Canada.
For Infrastructure Capital Group, Liberty OneSteel, the BMD Group, Beach Energy and Bengal Energy.
Refinancing InterGen’s interest in the Callide C Power Station.
Regularly advising banks, non-bank financiers, insolvency practitioners, manufacturers, suppliers and energy and resources companies regarding the Personal Property Securities Act.
Advising in connection with the administration of Arrium Group.
Various structured asset financings involving major items of mining equipment, railway rolling stock, ships, aircraft, receivables and inventory.
The recent Federal Court decision in Diversa Pty Ltd v Taiping Trustees Limited has highlighted some important risks faced by secured parties who don’t pay attention to the details when perfecting...
The status of power of attorney clauses and “step-in rights” provisions under the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth) (PPSA) remains an issue.
Will your security interest expire on 30 January 2019?