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Piper Alderman

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  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

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    4. Sydney NSW

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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. Cartel conduct - it’s not such a gas, gas, gas

    Australia - November 19 2014

    A whopping $8.3m in penalties were recently imposed by the Federal Court on two companies and three individuals who engaged in cartel conduct

  3. NSW Coal Seam Gas industry - major new developments proposed

    Australia - November 13 2014

    On 13 November 2014, the Baird Government announced a new regime for the regulation of Coal Seam Gas exploration in New South Wales. The new NSW 'Gas

  4. 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

  5. High Court examines Responsible Entity's ability to distribute Scheme Property

    Australia - November 14 2014

    On 5 November 2014, the High Court issued its decision concerning the power of the Responsible Entity of a Managed Investment Scheme to distribute

  1. Europcar en route to the courts

    Australia - November 19 2014

    The ACCC has commenced proceedings in the Western Australian Registry of the Federal Court against CLA Trading, trading as Europcar Australia. The

  2. ACCC at Reebok’s heels

    Australia - November 19 2014

    The Federal Court has recently made orders including a pecuniary penalty of $350,000 against Reebok for representations made in relation to its

  3. Cartel conduct - it’s not such a gas, gas, gas

    Australia - November 19 2014

    A whopping $8.3m in penalties were recently imposed by the Federal Court on two companies and three individuals who engaged in cartel conduct

  4. High Court examines Responsible Entity's ability to distribute Scheme Property

    Australia - November 14 2014

    On 5 November 2014, the High Court issued its decision concerning the power of the Responsible Entity of a Managed Investment Scheme to distribute

  5. Tips to avoid disputes on the issue of make good at the end of a lease

    Australia - November 14 2014

    The issue of make good is often not given much consideration at the time a lease is being negotiated, but rather only considered as the expiry date