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High Court rules that the implied term of trust and confidence is not part of Australian law

  • Minter Ellison
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  • Australia
  • -
  • September 10 2014

This week, the High Court handed down its decision in Commonwealth Bank of Australia v Barker 2014 HCA 32 unanimously ruling that the implied

Pursuing a claim outside the contract

  • Minter Ellison
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • December 11 2014

Occasionally it happens that by the time an employer discovers a building defect, the main contractor's financial position is such that it would not

2014 Hong Kong arbitration case round-up

  • Minter Ellison
  • -
  • Hong Kong
  • -
  • December 11 2014

There were a number of court decisions in Hong Kong this year which continue to demonstrate the court's non-interventionist pro-arbitration approach

Can practical completion ever be practically defined?

  • Minter Ellison
  • -
  • Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • -
  • December 11 2014

Judicial interpretation of the term 'practical completion' has settled its academic meaning but how it should apply in practice is far from certain

ICAC challenged on director's duties and corrupt conduct

  • Minter Ellison
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • December 16 2014

In July 2013, the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) delivered a report on corrupt conduct involving the Mount Penny mining tenement in

Federal Court provides rare guidance on patent licences

  • Minter Ellison
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • November 24 2014

It's been an unusually busy period for patent licensing, with the Federal Court of Australia issuing a number of important decisions in 2014. The

Think before you link - defamation and hyperlinking

  • Minter Ellison
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • December 22 2014

Although hyperlinks are a useful tool by which online publishers can generate exposure of their own material, they may also subject publishers to the

National Plant and Equipment Pty Ltd v Subzero Services Pty Ltd 2014 NSWSC 1321

  • Minter Ellison
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • December 3 2014

This case illustrates how a court may exercise its discretion to grant an attachment order against a principal under the Contractors Debts Act 1997

Metier3 Pty Ltd v Enwerd Pty Ltd & Anor 2014 VSC 80

  • Minter Ellison
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • December 3 2014

The case sets out the principles applicable to the construction of commercial agreements. In addition, the case clarifies the role that the

High Court considers distinctiveness of foreign words

  • Minter Ellison
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • December 3 2014

The High Court has held in an eagerly awaited trade mark decision that the words 'Cinque Stelle' and 'Oro' (Italian for 'Five Stars' and 'Gold'