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Is the beneficiary alive - or not?

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • June 16 2014

When Ian Roderick Douglas died in 2013 as an unmarried man, he left a Will which had the following clause: “As to one half of the residue: for my

Administrator’s duties and superannuation benefits

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
  • -
  • June 16 2014

This recent decision of the Supreme Court of Queensland deals with an area of the law which has growing practical importance in view of the growth of

Further provision for adopted child

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
  • -
  • June 16 2014

The South Australian Supreme Court considered whether the adopted daughter of the deceased was entitled to further provision from her estate

Can sharing documents waive privilege?

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia, Canada
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  • June 5 2014

Lawyer, Lucinda Carter looks at the recent decision in Asahi Holdings (Australia) Pty Ltd v Pacific Equity Partners Pty Limited (No 2) 2014 FCA 481

Cutting the red tape in the Queensland property industry

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
  • -
  • May 21 2014

The Queensland Government passed the highly anticipated Property Occupations Bill 2013 through Parliament on 6 May 2014. The Bill aims to simplify

FWC’s new anti-bullying jurisdiction

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
  • -
  • May 20 2014

The Fair Work Commission's highly anticipated new anti-bullying jurisdiction was launched on 1 January 2014. Workers of all descriptions (including

Test for extinguishment of native title clarified

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • May 20 2014

In the recent case of Western Australia v Brown 2014 HCA 8 the High Court clarified the test for extinguishment of native title rights and

ASX implements new timetables for rights issues

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • May 20 2014

ASX has implemented new timetables which reduce the period for traditional rights issues and new standard timetables for accelerated entitlement

“Oh my god, they killed Kenny!” - copyright infringement on YouTube settled

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • May 20 2014

US against media giant, Viacom, and Google have finally settled their seven year dispute involving user-posted episodes of "South Park", "SpongeBob

Cappucino per favore? High Court to reconsider foreign word trade mark

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • May 20 2014

The High Court of Australia has granted special leave to coffee giant Cantarella Bros Pty Ltd to appeal the Full Court of the Federal Court's