What are the implications for those seeking to set aside a statutory demand?
In Plate Impressions Pty Ltd v JRL Consortium Group Pty Ltd  QSC 274, the Supreme Court of Queensland considered both the requirements for the effective form of a statutory demand and the impact of a genuine dispute regarding the debt.
The Supreme Court of Victoria considers the elements required to set aside a statutory demand where the company asserts an off-setting claim.
In the matter of Innovision Developments Pty Ltd v Martorella & Anor  VSC 390, the Supreme Court of Victoria set aside a creditor’s statutory demand for payment of a debt even though the debt was a money judgment entered by that court in favour of the creditor.
Service of Statutory Demands on a company at its registered office held invalid.
Recent Federal Court decisions highlight the dangers in serving creditors statutory demands on the registered office of corporate debtors.