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Litigation funding in the spotlight: VLRC inquiry
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • March 24 2017

On 19 January 2017, the Victorian Government asked the Victorian Law Reform Commission ("VLRC") to review litigation funding practices in Victoria and


Whistleblowing and class actions
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • March 24 2017

In the United States, it is not unusual for class actions to involve information uncovered through whistleblowers. To date a limited number of


Innovation and boundaries: case management in the Federal Court
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • March 24 2017

In a recent Full Court decision, the Federal Court has provided guidance on the appropriate boundaries for the case management of largescale, complex


Approval of settlements and litigation funders’ commissions
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • March 24 2017

Two recent first instance decisions - Earglow Pty Ltd v Newcrest Mining Limited1 and Camping Warehouse Pty Ltd v Downer EDI Ltd2 - have clarified


Need a ‘clean break’? Reviewing the financial relationship between former spouses
  • Barry.Nilsson. Lawyers
  • Australia
  • March 24 2017

In this February 2017 decision involving the variation of an overseas spouse maintenance order, the Family Court of Australia placed significance on


Victorian Purchaser Update: Changes to Stamp Duty and First Home Owner Grant and Introduction of New Vacant Residential Property Tax for Melbourne
  • K&L Gates
  • Australia
  • March 24 2017

The Victorian Government has announced a number of significant housing related duty and tax initiatives to be introduced later this year, including:


Retail lease reforms in New South Wales: Key points for lessors and lessees
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • March 24 2017

The removal of minimum five year terms for retail leases across New South Wales offers benefits to both lessors and lessees. But what new steps will


Talking Tax - Issue 70
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • March 24 2017

On 16 February 2017, the Government introduced Treasury Laws Amendment (GST Low Value Goods) Bill 2017 (the Bill) to Parliament that proposes to


Custodial Sentences for illegal development and use in the Land & Environment Court
  • Maddocks
  • Australia
  • March 23 2017

The NSW Land and Environment Court has taken the rare step of imposing a custodial sentence on a landowner who refused to comply with Court’s orders


Senate Inquiry into ‘non-confirming’ building products is wrapping up
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia
  • March 23 2017

On 23 June 2015, the Senate commenced a wide-ranging an inquiry into the use of ‘non-conforming’ building products (being products and materials that