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Piper Alderman


  1. Australia

    1. Adelaide SA

      Level 16, 70 Franklin Street, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia T 61 8 8205 3333 F 61 8 8205 3300
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  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. Major changes to the Privacy Act take effect on 12 March 2014. Are you ready?

    Australia - March 5 2014

    Major changes to the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) are taking effect on 12 March 2014 and businesses must take action right away to update their policies

  3. High Court grants doctor relief despite successful self-help sperm acquisition

    Australia - March 7 2014

    The recent High Court decision of Clark v Macourt (2013) 304 ALR 220 which restates the proper method of formulating damages for breach of contract

  4. Abolition of ACNC confirmed

    Australia - March 7 2014

    The planned abolition of the Australian Charities and Not for Profit Commission and how this might unfold in 2014. The Australian Federal Government

  5. Excessive costs tax Court’s patience

    Australia - March 7 2014

    A recent decision by the Court of Appeal of the Victorian Supreme Court indicates that the courts are increasingly prepared to take steps on their

  1. High Court grants doctor relief despite successful self-help sperm acquisition

    Australia - April 22 2014

    A recent High Court decision confirms the proper method for formulating damages for breach of contract: how to determine how much is to be paid by the

  2. More success for the ACCC in actions against breast imaging service providers

    Australia - April 17 2014

    Hot on the heels of the ACCC's successful case against Breast Check Pty Limited (reported in the March edition of CCN), the Federal Court in Western

  3. Amendments to the Franchising Code of Conduct

    Australia - April 17 2014

    The Government has released for public consultation an exposure draft of amendments to the Franchising Code of Conduct. On 2 April 2014, the

  4. Birdsville and predatory pricing: what were they drinking?

    Australia - April 17 2014

    With the upcoming review of Australia's competition laws under way, Professor Fred Hilmer was recently reported as urging the review not to be

  5. Offensive and scandalous language in Wills

    Australia - April 17 2014

    The Supreme Court of South Australia was asked to remove particular words from a Will on the basis that the words were offensive in nature. The