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Dispelling the myths of digital piracy - copyright infringement

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • August 25 2014

A recent Federal Circuit Court of Australia decision (Tylor v Sevin 2014 FCCA 445) which has dispelled the myth that the widespread nature of the

Transport update - guidance on the heavy vehicle law reasonable steps defence

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • August 15 2014

The decision in Western Freight Management Pty Ltd v Roads and Maritime Services, New South Wales 2014 NSWCA 132 was handed down earlier this year

Liquidators - obliged to hold money for tax from sale of property?

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • August 14 2014

In Australian Building Systems Pty Ltd v Commissioner of Taxation 2014 FCA 116, the Federal Court held that liquidators do not have an obligation

Recognition of foreign main proceedings in cross-border insolvency matters

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • August 14 2014

The recent case of Young, Jr, in the matter of Buccaneer Energy Limited v Buccaneer Energy Limited 2014 FCA 711 considered the concept of "the

Hands off my money! High Court of Australia confirms priority of liquidators’ lien

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
  • -
  • August 14 2014

In Stewart v Atco Controls Pty Ltd (In Liquidation) 2014 HCA 15, the High Court of Australia recently delivered a decision which has confirmed the

The purpose and appropriateness of liquidator’s examinations - a challenge to the status quo?

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • August 14 2014

The approach of the courts to public examinations conducted by liquidators has in recent times arguably tended towards granting increasing liberty to

Construction industry beware: court overturns long stop interpretation of s134 of the Building Act 1993

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • August 12 2014

A recent decision of the Victorian Court of Appeal in Brirek Industries Pty Ltd v McKenzie Group Consulting (Vic) Pty Ltd 2014 VSCA 165 has

Franchisors’ on-line business may infringe on rights of franchisees

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • August 5 2014

Many franchisors engage in internet selling, which directly or indirectly competes with franchisees. A recent Court decision holds that such conduct

Drip pricing actions - first drop in the ocean?

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
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  • August 5 2014

Two sets of proceedings were commenced in June 2014 by the ACCC against two Australian airlines, Jetstar and Virgin, alleging contraventions of the

AGL’s MacGen merger authorisation: elephants still in the room?

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • August 5 2014

Following the ACCC's announcement that it would oppose AGL's $1.5b bid for NSW's MacGen power generation assets AGL successfully applied to the