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Security of payment Act of South Australia impliedly excludes certiorari on the ground of error of law on the face of the record
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • March 14 2017

The Full Court of the Supreme Court of South Australia has confirmed the finding at first instance that a contract is not void merely by reason of a


Construction Law Update January - February 2017
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • February 28 2017

As the Building and Construction Industry (Improving Productivity) Amendment Bill 2017 (Cth) (Bill) was passed in its current form on 15 February


Looking back at 2016 - Privacy Recap
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia, European Union
  • February 28 2017

2016 set the stage for changes to Australian privacy laws with two amendment bills introduced, namely the: Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data


Litigation finance: Another possible solution for SMEs that cannot afford to enforce their intellectual property rights
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia, USA
  • February 21 2017

I have written a suite of articles recently, each addressing the problem of how to enforce intellectual property rights given the high (and, for many


Security of Payment Roundup A comprehensive review of cases in 2016
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • February 13 2017

There was great excitement (well at least among the construction legal fraternity) this year as the High Court got its first taste of security of


Should you get bent out of shape pursuing trade mark registration for a shape?
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • February 10 2017

According to the Australian Trade Mark Search system, as at 9 February 2017, there were 953 shape marks registered as trade marks, and a further 195


Oops! Another PPSR disaster - OneSteel Manufacturing Pty Limited (administrators appointed) 2017 NSWSC 21
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • February 9 2017

On 31 January 2017, the Supreme Court of New South Wales handed down judgment in In the matter of OneSteel Manufacturing Pty Limited (administrators


Federal Court interprets 'personal information'. What's it all about people?
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • January 24 2017

Kick-starting the privacy debate in Australia in 2017, the Full Federal Court has handed down its judgment in Privacy Commissioner v Telstra


Insolvent contractor cannot take advantage of security of payment legislation
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • January 23 2017

This decision affirms the position that a company in liquidation cannot make or progress a claim under the Building and Construction Industry


MinterEllison Safety and Wellness update December 2016
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • December 22 2016

In October 2016, in SafeWork NSW v Newcastle Stevedores Pty Ltd 2016 NSWDC 294, a stevedoring company, was convicted and fined $150,000 by the