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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. Misuse of confidential information: group therapy gone wrong?

    Australia - April 15 2014

    The Victoria Supreme Court recently restrained a plaintiff in a group proceeding from reliance on a document in its statement of claim that contained

  2. Protection of vendor's rights on re-sale

    Australia - April 9 2014

    The Supreme Court of South Australia's decision in the recent case of Murphy v Mitanovski may be relevant to brokers in any case where instructions

  3. Court joins ACCC in taking action on fake testimonials

    Australia - April 8 2014

    On January 17 2014 the Federal Court handed down its judgment in proceedings involving fake testimonials and false and misleading comments about the

  4. Insolvency update - it is all about timing

    Australia - April 7 2014

    In the recent matter of JP Morgan Chase Bank, National Association v Fletcher; Grant Samuel Corporate Finance Pty Ltd v Fletcher 2014 NSWCA 31, the

  5. Shares: an instrument of crime?

    Australia - April 4 2014

    Eleven years ago money laundering offences in the Commonwealth Criminal Code were expanded to include dealing with money or property with an