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Indemnity clauses in commercial contracts: how to achieve desired contractual risk allocation

Australia - June 7 2011 An indemnity clause is a contractual transfer of risk between two contractual parties generally to prevent loss or compensate for a loss which may occur as a result of a specified event

Vocational Education and Training Industry Service Providers taught a lesson in the Federal Court

Australia - July 19 2017 Vocational education providers have been on the top of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission's hit list. In the last two months alone

Answer The Question! This Is Not A Second Bite At The Cherry

Australia - July 18 2017 Under Australia's various security of payment legislation (SOP Act), an adjudicator is permitted to request further written submissions from either

Determining the date of practical completion: Abergeldie Contractors Pty Ltd v Fairfield City Council

Australia - July 20 2017 The recent decision in Abergeldie Contractors Pty Ltd v Fairfield City Council 2017 NSWCA 113 concerned the identification of the date of

Structuring a sale or acquisition of a business assets or shares?

Australia - June 7 2013 There are a number of issues to consider with the sale or purchase of a business, one of them being whether the business should be sold via an asset

Determining the date of practical completion: Abergeldie Contractors Pty Ltd v Fairfield City Council

Australia - July 20 2017 The recent decision in Abergeldie Contractors Pty Ltd v Fairfield City Council 2017 NSWCA 113 concerned the identification of the date of

Vocational Education and Training Industry Service Providers taught a lesson in the Federal Court

Australia - July 19 2017 Vocational education providers have been on the top of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission's hit list. In the last two months alone

Answer The Question! This Is Not A Second Bite At The Cherry

Australia - July 18 2017 Under Australia's various security of payment legislation (SOP Act), an adjudicator is permitted to request further written submissions from either

Will claims - Queensland widens de facto relationship dependency claims

Australia - July 13 2017 Recent decisions of both the Supreme Court of Queensland and the Supreme Court of South Australia have provided different views upon the question of

Will claims - South Australia comments on what is not a close domestic relationship

Australia - July 13 2017 The South Australian Supreme Court has considered whether a plaintiff is a domestic partner under the relevant legislation, notwithstanding that the