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Piper Alderman

Offices

  1. Australia

    1. Adelaide SA

      Level 16, 70 Franklin Street, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia T 61 8 8205 3333 F 61 8 8205 3300
    2. Brisbane QLD

      Level 36, 123 Eagle Street, Brisbane QLD 4000, Australia T 61 7 3220 7777 F 61 7 3220 7700
    3. Melbourne VIC

      Level 24, 385 Bourke Street, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia T 61 3 8665 5555 F 61 3 8665 5500
    4. Sydney NSW

      Level 23 Governor Macquarie Tower, 1 Farrer Place, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia T 61 2 9253 9999 F 61 2 9253 9900
  1. 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

  2. Continuous disclosure, directors duties and market based causation

    Australia - March 31 2015

    On 4 March 2015, the Federal Court of Australia dismissed an action by 77 shareholders against Babcock & Brown Limited (in liquidation) (BBL) and its

  3. ACCC getting to the root of the problem - hair smoothing therapy not all that it claimed it was

    Australia - April 2 2015

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission recently released its priorities for 2015, which included continued scrutiny on truth in

  4. Caution when “dragging along” shareholders

    Australia - September 12 2013

    A recent decision of the Supreme Court of NSW has held that a forced sale of shares to a consortium of existing shareholders, under a drag along

  5. 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

  1. Fail - SMSF binding nomination not so binding

    Australia - April 9 2015

    On 25 March 2015 the Supreme Court of Queensland drew an important distinction as to what was, and what was not, a valid binding death nomination form

  2. ACCC getting to the root of the problem - hair smoothing therapy not all that it claimed it was

    Australia - April 2 2015

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission recently released its priorities for 2015, which included continued scrutiny on truth in

  3. Continuous disclosure, directors duties and market based causation

    Australia - March 31 2015

    On 4 March 2015, the Federal Court of Australia dismissed an action by 77 shareholders against Babcock & Brown Limited (in liquidation) (BBL) and its

  4. Update on crowd sourced equity funding

    Australia - March 30 2015

    Following our Background on Crowd Sourced Equity Funding in October 2014, the Financial System Inquiry released their final report on 7 December 2014

  5. ACCC targets pain at Nurofen supplier

    Australia - March 27 2015

    Proceedings have been commenced by the ACCC against Reckitt Benckiser (Australia) alleging that Reckitt Benckiser has engaged in conduct co