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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

Confidential information and departing employees - the threat from within

Australia - August 1 2013 Employers can take practical and legal steps to prevent current or former employees from using their confidential information. One of your company’s

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

Senior employees and managers cry "adverse action!" at every turn

Australia - April 13 2017 Employers shouldn't fear giving their executives lawful and reasonable directions at work, but at the rate senior employees are litigating, employers

Recent progress in Australian trade deals: ChAFTA, RCEP, the EU and India

Australia - April 13 2017 The landscape and rules for global commerce are rapidly evolving, but Australia is well positioned with trade deals, and Australian businesses should

High Court won't hear case on IP licences surviving the end of the contract

Australia - April 19 2017 The Victorian Supreme Court in 2015 determined that an IP licence could survive the termination of the agreement that created it gave pause to many

Anti-bullying vs disciplinary process: Fair Work Commission asked to find the balance

Australia - April 13 2017 Anti-bullying laws might be used by employees facing a potentially adverse disciplinary process to delay or halt it. A recent Fair Work Commission

Unfair dismissal case confirms the importance of trust and confidence

Australia - April 13 2017 We all fear accidentally sending an email to the wrong person, especially if the recipient is the target of our frank, unfiltered thoughts. One

Senior employees and managers cry "adverse action!" at every turn

Australia - April 13 2017 Employers shouldn't fear giving their executives lawful and reasonable directions at work, but at the rate senior employees are litigating, employers

Getting to no - making sure your negative option billing program is lawful

Australia - April 13 2017 Disclosure, meaningful trial periods, and a clear way to opt out are all key to ensuring your negative option billing program stays on the right side