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Multiple employees permitted in adverse action claim

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • Australia
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  • August 25 2014

The Fair Work Commission has held that unions may include multiple employees in a single general protections application. A general protections

Obeid-ience

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • Australia
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  • August 18 2014

On 8 August 2014 the Federal Court dismissed a challenge by Moses and Paul Obeid to the validity of "155 notices" issued by the ACCC. The notices

Woodside Energy Limited v Exxon-Mobil Upstream Research Company 2014 APO 53

  • Freehills Patent Attorneys
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  • Australia
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  • August 15 2014

This decision highlights the importance of drafting any claims to a “method of design” with the tests for manner of manufacture firmly in mind. There

Coal Board Medicals must focus on current restrictions not future risks

  • HopgoodGanim
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  • Australia
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  • August 14 2014

On 15 November 2013, Judge Baulch SC delivered a judgment for the plaintiff, Michael Haylett, in relation to personal injuries arising out of his

Quarterly energy update - Rebidding in the national electricity market - Proposed changes

  • Maddocks
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  • Australia
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  • August 14 2014

The well-functioning of the National Electricity Market (NEM) depends upon the ability to instantaneously match supply and demand of electricity. One

Federal Court deems almost 300 mining leases invalid: lessons to be learnt from Graham v State of Western Australia

  • HopgoodGanim
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  • Australia
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  • August 12 2014

On 3 July 2014, the Federal Court in Graham v State of Western Australia determined that nearly 300 mining leases in Western Australia are invalid

WA Supreme Court awards indemnity costs for breach of agreement to arbitrate

  • Rockwell Olivier
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  • Australia
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  • August 7 2014

The message is clear - a party who commences legal proceedings in breach of a contractual obligation to refer a dispute to arbitration is likely to

“Reasonable endeavours”: Electricity Generation Corporation v Woodside Energy Ltd

  • Russell Kennedy
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  • Australia
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  • July 31 2014

On 5 March 2014, the High Court held in Electricity Generation Corporation v Woodside Energy Ltd and Ors that Woodside Energy Ltd and other gas

A summary of major developments in key areas - general counsel update - July 2014

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia, European Union, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
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  • July 15 2014

Legislation, in the form of a Regulation and Directive, has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union which will substantially

Injured worker sues the wrong company

  • Gadens Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • July 14 2014

In November 2009, a labour-hire worker was working as an excavator operator at the BHP-owned Yarrie mine when he dropped a bucket of iron ore into a