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  1. Australia

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      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. Business beware: ACCC releases 2015 priorities

    Australia - February 20 2015

    The ACCC has just released its Compliance and Enforcement Policy for 2015. The Policy contains priorities and areas of activity which the ACCC will

  3. Boycott on site - the ACCC gives priority to the CFMEU

    Australia - February 18 2015

    In its Interim Report tabled in Federal Parliament on 19 December 2014, the Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance and Corruption criticised

  4. Innovative arguments by innovator

    Australia - February 18 2015

    The Federal Court has ordered Pharmacor to provide preliminary discovery to GlaxoSmithKline Australia of evidence regarding Osteomol 665, a competitor

  5. Top three tips for Bodies Corporate dealing with storm damage - Feb 2015

    Australia - February 23 2015

    Homeowners in Queensland continue to suffer at the hand of Mother Nature - most recently during Cyclone Marcia. Tidying up in the aftermath of a

  1. Amendments to ASX Guidance Note 27 - trading policies

    Australia - February 26 2015

    On 30 January 2015 the ASX released an amended version of ASX Listing Rule Guidance Note 27 - Trading Policies which provides updated guidance to

  2. The anti-bullying jurisdiction: the first 12 months

    Australia - February 26 2015

    The Fair Work Commission’s anti-bullying jurisdiction came into operation on 1 January 2014. The jurisdiction allows workers who reasonably believe

  3. Taking on the government: what is misfeasance in public office?

    Australia - February 26 2015

    A class action has been issued in the New South Wales registry of the Federal Court by applicants claiming to have suffered damage as a result of

  4. Allegations of union corruption - an update on the royal commission into union misconduct

    Australia - February 26 2015

    On 15 December 2014, Commissioner John Dyson Heydon AC QC handed his Interim Report to the Governor General Sir Peter Cosgrove. The report was tabled

  5. A DVD can be a will document

    Australia - February 24 2015

    On 30 January 2015 Justice Gray of the Supreme Court of South Australia held that a DVD may be a document for the purposes of section 12(2) of the