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Movie studios fail in appeal against internet service providers

  • Piper Alderman
  • -
  • Australia
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  • May 10 2012

The High Court has unanimously decided that an internet service provider, iiNet, is not liable for authorising the copyright infringements by its users who downloaded movies on its network

Persons insured against work health and safety penalties may receive higher penalties than uninsured persons

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
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  • Australia
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  • July 18 2013

Hillman v Ferro means that a person who is insured against penalties for breach of work health and safety laws, may receive a higher penalty than a

Financiers, credit providers and business owners business-to-business transactions to be exempt from proposed national consumer protection laws

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Australia
  • -
  • June 29 2009

On 25 June 2009 the Federal government introduced the National Consumer Credit Protection Bill 2009 into the House of Representatives

Opt out clauses not permitted in agreements

  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • July 8 2011

An employer lodged for approval an agreement which enabled employees to opt out from coverage

Increase in philanthropic activity signals growth

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
  • -
  • March 25 2010

Today, the Assistant Treasurer released a media release titled "Philanthropic sector expands sharply", which highlights the continued growth of private philanthropy in Australia, particularly through the use of Private Ancillary Funds

PPSA “Caterpillar” case: lessors should think priority of interest not I have a proprietary interest

  • Rockwell Olivier
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • September 3 2013

When is an owner not an owner? Previously, a lessor's ownership of goods leased was enough to successfully assert a superior right to those leased

More than a word of warning: Thiess Pty Limited v Industrial Court of NSW 2010 NSWCA 252

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • December 2 2010

A recent judgement serves to remind employers of the breadth of the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2000 (NSW) and the lengths to which they must go to identify and minimise risks to employees and other people at the workplace

Natural Resources and Other Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2010

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • December 13 2010

The Natural Resources and Other Legislation Amendment Bill (No. 2) 2010 (Bill) was introduced to Parliament on 5 October 2010

Guide to patent and design costs: (Supplement to ‘An easy guide to Australian patent law for all Australians’)

  • Freehills Patent Attorneys
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • August 14 2013

The cost of patent and design searching varies because there are different types of searches which are conducted for different purposes. Additionally

Federal Court of Australia considers whether securities issued as an underwriting fee fall within the second exception to ASX Listing Rule 7.1 in Oil Basins Limited v Bass Strait Oil Company

  • Gilbert + Tobin
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  • Australia
  • -
  • November 30 2012

The Court refused to equate securities issued to an underwriter in payment of an underwriting fee for a rights issue with shortfall securities issued to the underwriter under the rights issue, finding that the former do not fall within the second exception to LR 7.1 and should be counted in reducing the number of securities available for a subsequent issue under LR 7.1