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Two decisions that fundamentally change employment law in Australia
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • January 20 2015

2014 was not a year for legislative reform in employment law, but it was a very big year for case law. In fact, if you remember only two things that


Commissioner of Taxation v Australian Building Systems Pty Ltd (in liq) 2015 HCA 48
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • December 11 2015

Yesterday the High Court handed down its decision in Commissioner of Taxation v Australian Building Systems Pty Ltd (in liq) 2015 HCA 48. The High


2015 Patent recap: The 8 (patent) days of Christmas
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • December 9 2015

The High Court of Australia rarely considers patent cases, handing down only two decisions in the past seven years. This year, however, we saw two


Restitutionary proceedings for amounts paid under a BCIPA claim can be commenced while the building contract remains on foot
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • August 21 2015

Restitutionary proceedings for amounts paid under a BCIPA claim can be commenced while the building contract remains on foot. Facts Gambaro Pty Ltd


The New South Wales Netball Association Ltd v Probuild Construction (Aust) Pty Ltd 2015 NSWSC 1339
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • November 25 2015

Whether payment claim was valid whether to grant relief where excess of jurisdiction is shown whether statements in a payment claim comprise


Vadasz v Gadaleta Steel Fabrication Pty Ltd 2015 SASC 162
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • November 25 2015

How contract terms can be varied - whether contractors are entitled to charge only a reasonable hourly rate for work done Significance Where a


Ultrapetrol SA v Jindal Steel & Power (Mauritius) Ltd 2015 FCA 1091
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • November 25 2015

Recognition of foreign arbitral award - International Arbitration Act 1974 (Cth) - section 8 - service effected, but not required - default of


Samimi & Anor v Queensland Building and Construction Commission 2015 QCA 106
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • November 25 2015

Appeal from summary judgment - statutory insurance scheme - Queensland Building and Construction Commission Act 1991 (Qld) - Uniform Civil Procedure


IPN Medical Centres Pty Ltd v Van Houten & Anor 2015 QSC 204
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • November 25 2015

Breach of contract - agreed damages for breach - whether the agreed damages clause was unenforceable as a penalty Significance Agreed damages were


Yellow appeal
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • November 11 2015

The Full Federal Court has confirmed that Telstra's "YELLOW" word mark is not able to be registered as a trade mark. Subject to any potential appeal