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Piper Alderman

Offices

  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

      Level 24, 385 Bourke Street, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia T 61 3 8665 5555 F 61 3 8665 5500
    4. Sydney NSW

      Level 23 Governor Macquarie Tower, 1 Farrer Place, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia T 61 2 9253 9999 F 61 2 9253 9900
  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. Beware: a failure to register a personal security interest in time could result in a loss of property

    Australia - December 2 2014

    The recent decision of Carrafa, Gountzos and Lofthouse (as liquidators of Relux Commercial Pty Ltd (in liq)) & Anor v Doka Formwork Pty Ltd 2014

  3. Potential for Significant Investor Visa changes to increase investment in E&R projects

    Australia - December 3 2014

    Australian energy and resource companies requiring additional capital may benefit from the Federal Government's plans to expand Australia's

  4. In need of direction - who can I trust?

    Australia - December 2 2014

    An often complicated and at times mysterious issue that arises for practitioners and their lawyers in the insolvency space is how one should approach

  5. Caution when “dragging along” shareholders

    Australia - September 12 2013

    A recent decision of the Supreme Court of NSW has held that a forced sale of shares to a consortium of existing shareholders, under a drag along

  1. Court decision gives individuals the Right to be Forgotten

    Australia, European Union - December 16 2014

    Earlier this year, the EU Court of Justice handed down its decision in the 'Right to be Forgotten' case which upheld the right of individuals to have

  2. Long brew legal battle over - no special test for foreign words as trade marks

    Australia - December 5 2014

    The High Court has handed down its eagerly awaited decision on the distinctiveness of the trade marks CINQUE STELLE and ORO (owned by Cantarella Bros

  3. South Australia rejects permanent ban on hydraulic stimulation in favour of enquiry

    Australia - December 3 2014

    The South Australian Parliament has rejected a private member Bill from Mark Parnell, The Petroleum and Geothermal Energy (Hydraulic Fracturing

  4. Update on amendments to Queensland’s financial assurance system

    Australia - December 3 2014

    Queensland's Department of Environment and Heritage Protection (DEHP) has recently announced that it will not proceed with the reforms to the

  5. Potential for Significant Investor Visa changes to increase investment in E&R projects

    Australia - December 3 2014

    Australian energy and resource companies requiring additional capital may benefit from the Federal Government's plans to expand Australia's