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

  • Minter Ellison
  • -
  • 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

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

DPN Solutions Pty Ltd v Tridant Pty Ltd 2014 VSC 511

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

The significance of this case is the application of the principles of statutory unconscionable conduct and the implied term of good faith in contract

Monadelphous Engineering Pty Ltd and Muhibbah Construction Pty Ltd trading as Monadelphous Muhibbah Marine v Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal Pty Ltd 2014 (unreported, Supreme Court of Queensland, Wilson J, 24 October 2014)

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

A contract does not need to be exclusively for construction work to be excluded from operation of Part 4A of the QBCC Act. On the balance of

Kronenberg v Bridge 2014 TASFC 10

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

The Full Court of the Tasmanian Supreme Court has provided guidance on the interpretation of inconsistent and ambiguous contract provisions. Courts

Patrick Stevedores Operations No 2 Pty Ltd v Mcconnell Dowell Constructors (Aust) Pty Ltd 2014 NSWSC 1413

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

Where the contract provides for a reference date which does not survive termination and the contract is terminated prior to the reference date, work

Sunshine Coast Regional Council v Earthpro Pty Ltd 2014 QSC 271

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

This was an application for an injunction to prevent enforcement of an adjudication decision until proceedings challenging that decision were

Ku-Ring-Gai Council v Ichor Constructions Pty Ltd 2014 NSWSC 1534

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

An attempt to rectify the shortcomings of evidence in a subsequent adjudication may be an abuse of process of the Act. Facts Ichor Constructions

Hallmarc Construction v Saville 2014 VSC 491

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

This decision provides guidance on the interpretation of the time limits set out by the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act