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On point - a timely reminder about your obligations under the Australian Consumer Law

  • Maddocks
  • -
  • Australia
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  • December 18 2014

In proceedings issued in the Federal Court against Coles Supermarkets Australia Pty Ltd (Coles), Coles has made a number of admissions of

Unhappy with an adjudicator’s determination? Claim it back on a bank guarantee!

  • Allen & Overy LLP
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  • Australia
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  • December 17 2014

In Patterson Building Group Pty Ltd v Holroyd City Council 2013 NSWSC 1484, the New South Wales Supreme Court considered whether a principal was

Excluding losses: be careful of the consequences

  • Allen & Overy LLP
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  • Australia
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  • December 17 2014

In Macmahon Mining Services v Cobar Management 2014 NSWSC 502, the New South Wales Supreme Court considered the application of a 'consequential

Trade supply applications and enforcement of guarantees a timely reminder

  • Cooper Grace Ward
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  • Australia
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  • December 15 2014

It is not uncommon for guarantors to raise technical defences when seeking to avoid liability. In a recent Western Australian case, Australian

Can a verbal negotiation create a binding agreement?

  • HopgoodGanim
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  • Australia
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  • December 10 2014

In a recent case successfully run by HopgoodGanim, the Queensland Court of Appeal has highlighted the circumstances in which verbal negotiations can

DPN Solutions Pty Ltd v Tridant Pty Ltd 2014 VSC 511

  • Minter Ellison
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  • Australia
  • -
  • December 3 2014

The significance of this case is the application of the principles of statutory unconscionable conduct and the implied term of good faith in contract

Higgins Coatings Pty Ltd v Cure-It Chemical Applicators Pty Ltd 2014 QDC 130

  • Minter Ellison
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  • Australia
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  • December 3 2014

This case turned on its own facts. McGill J applied the settled principles of breach of contract and implied terms in contract. It was held that

Going to market - consumer law update

  • Chapman Tripp
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  • Australia, New Zealand
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  • December 2 2014

Our monthly review helps you to keep tabs on consumer law developments in New Zealand and overseas. This edition looks at a recent New Zealand case

Consequential loss the confusion continues

  • Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
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  • Australia
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  • December 1 2014

Recent court decisions in Australia serve as a warning that the use of broad and undefined terms in exclusion clauses in commercial contracts can

Direct vs consequential loss: is there a difference anymore?

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia
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  • November 27 2014

A contract is breached, and you've suffered loss. You look at the terms of the contract, and find the other party doesn't have to compensate you for