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Piper Alderman

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

Are you aware of the stamp duty changes to commercial property in South Australia?

Australia - August 26 2015 When South Australian Treasurer Tom Koutsantonis delivered the 2015-2016 Budget it signalled that there would be a significant change to the

You should have settled: why Calderbank offers are important

Australia - July 28 2015 If you receive a settlement offer during a dispute, be careful to understand what kind of offer it is. If it is a 'Calderbank offer', and you reject

Protecting confidential information

Australia - August 6 2015 You have identified a potential party with whom you would like to explore the potential opportunities to do business. The parties are keen to commence

Implementing an enforceable drug and alcohol policy

Australia - August 4 2015 Recent developments suggest we may be moving towards a greater consensus in the views of employers, tribunals, unions and employees in regard to

Are you aware of the stamp duty changes to commercial property in South Australia?

Australia - August 26 2015 When South Australian Treasurer Tom Koutsantonis delivered the 2015-2016 Budget it signalled that there would be a significant change to the

The Mariner Austock decision: a vote in favour of Directors taking calculated commercial risks

Australia - August 7 2015 The decision provides helpful guidance on when a bidder may be considered to be reckless or to have engaged in misleading or deceptive conduct when

Protecting confidential information

Australia - August 6 2015 You have identified a potential party with whom you would like to explore the potential opportunities to do business. The parties are keen to commence

Workplace relations: the productivity commission blueprint for renovation

Australia - August 5 2015 Professor Andrew Stewart summarises the Productivity Commission’s draft report on the workplace relations framework, which resists calls for radical

Impacts of insolvency on construction projects

Australia - August 4 2015 The insolvency of one of the principals, contractors or subcontractors can seriously impact a construction project at all levels of the supply chain