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Piper Alderman


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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. Termination payments: is annual leave loading payable and is there a retirement age?

    Australia - March 20 2015

    On 27 February 2015, Justice Buchanan of the Federal Court of Australia delivered a judgment that considered two questions regarding the interaction

  3. SOS: how to save your security after an insolvency event when there has been a failure to register

    Australia - March 20 2015

    It is a well understood legal requirement that any time security is granted, it needs to be registered. Failure to register collateral granted as

  4. The PPSA in 2014 - a year in review (part 2)

    Australia - March 20 2015

    In this second instalment of their article reviewing the key PPSA decisions of 2014, Partner, Tom Griffith and Associate, Stefano Calabretta discuss

  5. Breach of confidence

    Australia - March 20 2015

    A recent decision in the Western Australian Supreme Court held that a person can be awarded damages on the basis of emotional distress caused by a

  1. ACCC v Pfizer: fuel for the fire regarding an “effects test”

    Australia - March 27 2015

    The ACCC’s loss of another case concerning section 46, the abuse of dominance provision, may well add to the pressure for the Competition Policy

  2. 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

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

    Australia - March 27 2015

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

  4. Time to play fair

    Australia - March 27 2015

    Now, more than ever, franchisors need to take a look at their contracts and practices and make sure that they align with the new regime of fairness

  5. 30 things you need to know about commercial leases but were too afraid to ask

    Australia - March 24 2015

    This paper relates only to South Australian law and is general in its contents. Formal advice should be sought in relation to any specific query you