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Security of payment roundup

  • Minter Ellison
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • March 25 2015

The biggest development in NSW this year was the commencement of the legislative changes on 21 April 2014. These amendments can be summarised as

Tribological, hydrophilic or hydrophobic isn't it obvious?

  • Minter Ellison
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • March 19 2015

Two recent slip and fall decisions of the New South Wales Court of Appeal have raised important considerations for defendants seeking to rely on the

ACCC claims Nurofen product range is false or misleading

  • Minter Ellison
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • March 5 2015

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has instituted proceedings against the sponsor of Nurofen products, Reckitt Benckiser

ACCC v Pfizer: a bitter pill for the ACCC

  • Minter Ellison
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • March 2 2015

The Federal Court of Australia has dismissed the ACCC's anti-competitive conduct case against Pfizer, finding that Pfizer did not breach the

Competitive edge

  • Minter Ellison
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • March 2 2015

The Federal Court of Australia has dismissed the ACCC's anti-competitive conduct case against Pfizer, finding that Pfizer did not breach the

Full Federal Court rules that partly 'aspirational' grievance policy was contractual and criticises company's investigation

  • Minter Ellison
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • February 26 2015

This decision of the Full Court of the Federal Court is another sharp reminder to employers about the need to ensure their policies do not

Veolia Energy Technical Services Pty Ltd v FKP Hayman Pty Ltd 2014 QDC 267

  • Minter Ellison
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • February 20 2015

Payment schedules - Building and Construction Industry Payments Act 2004 section 19(a)(2)(i) Significance A party must strictly adhere to the

CMF Projects Pty Ltd v Riggall & Anor 2014 QCA 318

  • Minter Ellison
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • February 20 2015

Where builder fails to include cost estimate in 'cost plus contract' Domestic Building Contracts Act 2000 (Qld) (Act) section 55(4) ability to

Branlin Pty Ltd v Totaro 2014 VSC 492

  • Minter Ellison
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • February 20 2015

Jurisdictional review Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 2002 (Vic) (Act) incorrect inclusion of non-claimable variations

Cavasinni Constructions Pty Ltd v New South Wales Land and Housing Corporation 2014 NSWSC 1678

  • Minter Ellison
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • February 20 2015

Home Building Act 1989 (NSW) section 7C contracts requiring disputes under contract to be referred to arbitration whether whole or part of agreed