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"I'm only after a casual relationship" says the employer. "Yeah, yeah whatever" says the court

Australia - March 16 2017 The Federal Circuit Court has shattered the notion that engaging casual employees is the most cost-effective solution to meeting spikes in workloads

Take notice - mandatory data breach notification laws to take effect by 23 February 2018

Australia - March 16 2017 You'll soon have to inform the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner and any potentially affected individuals of an "eligible data

Can you direct an employee to attend a medical evaluation? It depends, say the Full Federal Court

Australia - March 15 2017 Specific work health and safety laws might give employers a right to direct an employee to attend a medical evaluation, but it's unclear if there's a

Indemnities for breach of contract - do they do what you think they do?

Australia - September 17 2010 The inclusion of an indemnity covering breach of contract has become increasingly common in modern construction contracts

Terminating contracts

Australia - May 1 2013 This article provides a brief overview of the grounds for terminating a contract and sets out some key issues to bear in mind when making an election

Crowd-sourced funding starts in six months - and here's how you get ready for it

Australia - March 22 2017 Unlisted public companies will soon be able to use crowd-sourced funding (CSF), following the passage today of the Corporations Amendment

Landmark damages decision sets new benchmark for patent infringement claims against generic companies

Australia - March 21 2017 The first detailed damages decision in a long time in Australia in a patent infringement claim against a generic pharmaceutical company has set a new

Digital healthcare addressing cyber security risks for medical devices in the digital age

Australia - March 16 2017 Healthcare, as with most sectors, is becoming increasingly digitised in the modern age. This presents both opportunities and risks for healthcare

The battle without the war - recovering costs in interlocutory matters not litigated to finality

Australia - March 16 2017 There are many circumstances in which an applicant seeks urgent injunctive relief on an interlocutory basis but the matter does not progress to a

"I'm only after a casual relationship" says the employer. "Yeah, yeah whatever" says the court

Australia - March 16 2017 The Federal Circuit Court has shattered the notion that engaging casual employees is the most cost-effective solution to meeting spikes in workloads