High Court of Australia

Beck v Weinstock [2013] HCA 15

87 ALJR 570; 297 ALR 21

1 May 2013

Case Number: S56/2012


French CJ, Hayne, Crennan, Kiefel, Gageler JJ


Corporations law – Shares – Redeemable preference shares – Shares issued as "redeemable preference shares" – No shares over which redeemable preference shares took preference then or later issued – Whether preference shares required ordinary shares to be issued – Whether redemption of shares effective.

Words and phrases – "issued share", "ordinary share", "preference share", "redeemable".

Companies Act 1961 (NSW) – ss 61, 66.

Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) – ss 254A, 254J.

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