Walter Construction Group v The Robbins Company [2004] NSWSC 549

PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE - Mareva orders - dispute under Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 1999 (NSW) - where defendant is an American corporation - where work conducted in Australia through a subsidiary - where subsidiary has made substantial losses - where defendant has no assets in Australia apart from shareholding in subsidiary, debts owed to it by subsidiary, and adjudicated amount under Act - whether facts reveal a sufficient basis for grant of a Mareva order - whether power to grant a Mareva order enlivened by problems of enforcement within the jurisdiction, or enlivened by problems of enforcement generally

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