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Contract law- year in review

  • Lander & Rogers
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  • Australia
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  • April 13 2015

It is generally accepted that a contract is formed when the elements of offer and acceptance, consideration, intention and certainty are established

A full-sized penalty for a half-baked campaign

  • Gadens Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • April 13 2015

In its decision handed down last Friday, the Federal Court of Australia has ordered Coles Supermarkets Australia (Coles) to pay pecuniary penalties

Coles fined $2.5m. Is a fine of 3 cents per loaf a deterrence or a cost of doing business?

  • Cordato Partners
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  • Australia
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  • April 13 2015

For years, the Federal Court has said that civil penalties should be a significant deterrence - not an acceptable cost of doing business, for

Avoid ambiguity in empowering resolutions

  • Carter Newell
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  • Australia
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  • April 10 2015

The recent decision of the NSW Supreme Court in Melissa Alexander v Nicholas EDGAR Burne 2015 NSW SC 345 highlights the uncertainty that can be

The Toyota Corolla and the Supreme Court stoush

  • William Roberts Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • April 9 2015

It is not every day that a 10-year-old Toyota Corolla has a starring role in a Supreme Court stoush, but one set of wheels has helped write the law

Legal professional privilege and the coronial setting

  • Russell Kennedy
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  • Australia
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  • April 8 2015

There are two types of LPP - advice privilege and litigation privilege: Advice privilege protects legal advice given by a lawyer to a client

Going to market - consumer law update

  • Chapman Tripp
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  • Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom
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  • April 2 2015

Our monthly review helps you to keep tabs on consumer law developments in New Zealand and overseas. This edition reviews updates and developments

Immunity for volunteer organisations and their volunteers

  • Barry.Nilsson. Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • April 2 2015

Subject to certain exceptions, individual volunteers are ordinarily afforded protection from any personal civil liability which may arise against

Companies and perils of ostensible authority: the danger of paying money to a third party and not to the creditor

  • Cooper Grace Ward
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  • Australia
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  • April 1 2015

In Devren Pty Ltd v Old Coach Developments Pty Ltd and Ors 2015 QSC 53, funds payable to a company were paid to other entities in accordance with

Continuous disclosure, directors duties and market based causation

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • March 31 2015

On 4 March 2015, the Federal Court of Australia dismissed an action by 77 shareholders against Babcock & Brown Limited (in liquidation) (BBL) and its