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  1. Privacy law in Australia: an overview

    Australia - March 10 2014

    The Privacy Act 1988 (Privacy Act) was amended by the Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Bill 2012. The amendments took effect on 12

  2. When will the time for payment be essential?: Liang Zhen Lin v BHW Capital Pty Ltd & Anor 2013 NSWSC 1786

    Australia - February 25 2014

    This case illustrates the willingness of the Courts to imply a term that the time for payment is essential in circumstances where the timing was

  3. The implied duty to co-operate does not extend to being ‘nice’: Wolfe v Permanent Custodians 2013 VSCA 331

    Australia - February 25 2014

    A failure to make extensive efforts to contact a defaulting borrower whose direct debit form had been incorrectly completed was neither unjust

  4. When will a contract by frustrated for illegality?: PT Arutmin Indonesia v PT Thiess Contractors Indonesia 2013 QSC 332

    Australia - February 25 2014

    The Supreme Court of Queensland refused to find that changes in the law which affected a company's ability to engage a contractor or changes to the

  5. Passivity will not save a director of failed corporations from disqualification: Maley and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission 2013 AATA 924

    Australia - February 25 2014

    This case serves as an important reminder that board appointments should not be taken lightly - even as a "personal favour". Directors should ensure

  1. Let the chips fly! Competition Policy Review releases its Issues Paper and Review timetable

    Australia - April 17 2014

    The Competition Policy Review Panel led by Professor Stephen Harper has now released its Issues Paper and is calling for submissions by 10 June 2014

  2. Internal investigations and legal professional privilege don’t get caught in the grey zone

    Australia, United Kingdom, USA - April 14 2014

    By their very nature, reports of internal investigations can contain material which be extremely damaging in any subsequent litigation. Recent

  3. Sound and fury meets privacy: the ALRC and a statutory cause of action for invasion of privacy

    Australia - April 2 2014

    Few areas of law incite great passions and media controversy. Information privacy and the activities of the Australian Privacy Commissioner generally

  4. Court imposes $11 million penalty on Flight Centre for attempted price-fixing

    Australia - April 1 2014

    Last Friday, 28 March 2014, Justice Logan of the Federal Court of Australia ordered Flight Centre to pay a total of $11 million (in civil penalties

  5. Harper Review 2014 appointment of review panel and final terms of reference

    Australia - March 31 2014

    On 27 March 2014 the Minister for Small Business, Bruce Billson MP, announced the appointment of the Review Panel that will oversee what had been