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Clayton Utz

PPSA retention of title decision overturned

Australia - May 14 2015 The Victorian Court of Appeal has upheld an appeal and confirmed that a supplier was protected by the transitional provisions in the Personal

Today's solution to yesterday's deal: managing difficult contracts part 2

Australia - May 14 2015 We've seen that there are ways to persuade a mediocre contractor to lift its performance. But sometimes persuasion alone may not be enough

CU LAB: don't let panic kill your privilege

Australia - May 18 2015 When there's an OHS incident, you've got to be careful not to lose your legal professional privilege, says Shae McCartney. Click here to watch video

High Court clarifies the scope of the proportionate liability regime in the Corporations Act

Australia - May 14 2015 The High Court has decided that the proportionate liability regime in the Corporations Act is limited to a claim based upon misleading or deceptive

Alert not alarmed unfair contract term protections to be extended to small businesses

Australia - May 14 2015 The Commonwealth Government is developing a Bill which, if enacted, will extend to small businesses the unfair contract term protections currently

Does a government decision-maker have to apply policy, whatever your individual merits?

Australia - May 27 2015 Cain Sibley explores what happens when your business' individual merits butt up against government policy

Treasury proposing to bring Australia's foreign investment framework into the 21st century

Australia - May 20 2015 Australia's current foreign investment framework is governed by the federal Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Act 1975 (FATA). Many of the key

CU LAB: don't let panic kill your privilege

Australia - May 18 2015 When there's an OHS incident, you've got to be careful not to lose your legal professional privilege, says Shae McCartney. Click here to watch video

Keep the faith! Pitfalls to avoid when negotiating with Native Title Parties

Australia - May 14 2015 Two recent decisions (Collins v Nguddaboolgan, decided on 25 March 2015, and Rusa Resources v Wajarri Yamatji, decided on 2 April 2015) contain

Alert not alarmed unfair contract term protections to be extended to small businesses

Australia - May 14 2015 The Commonwealth Government is developing a Bill which, if enacted, will extend to small businesses the unfair contract term protections currently