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Manslaughter prosecution for concrete wall panel deaths

Australia - November 18 2016 If you are in the construction industry, and in particular build pre-cast and tilt-up concrete wall panels, or have contracted someone to build for

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

Queensland reviews how state interests are expressed for the new planning system

Australia - November 24 2016 As part of delivering a new planning system through the Planning Act 2016, which will commence in 2017, the Queensland Government is currently

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

ABCC back in business, review contracts and enterprise agreements now

Australia - November 30 2016 With the passage through Senate earlier today of the final stage of the Government's industrial relations reform agenda to re-establish the

A new approach to biodiversity conservation and land management

Australia - November 24 2016 The most significant changes to NSW biodiversity laws in at least a decade provide new opportunities and obligations for developers, infrastructure

Shopping around for misleading and deceptive conduct

Australia - November 24 2016 Retailers carry a heavy burden to educate staff about complex matters, but written materials will be useful as a complement to oral representations

NSW Government introduces further coastal management reforms

Australia - November 24 2016 On Friday 11 November, the NSW Government released a draft State Environmental Planning Policy (Coastal Management) 2016 (Coastal Management SEPP) for

The ACCC releases a report on "unfair" terms in business-to-business contracts and says get ready for enforcement

Australia - November 24 2016 The days of 10 and 12 November 2016 were significant for any business that deals with "small businesses". And that will be almost every business