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Federal Court prefers Esso's understanding of industrial action notice
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • September 4 2015

In Esso Australia Pty Ltd v The Australian Workers' Union 2015 FCA 758, the Federal Court upheld the validity of some, but not all, orders made by


A builder may be entitled to payment for work done even though the other party has rights of set-off or remediation
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • November 18 2015

The contract was executed in late 2012 for the construction of a new residence and renovation of an old Church Hall. Architects were appointed by the


Update: Proportional costs orders made in Gilead v Idenix proceedings
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • September 4 2015

Update: Proportional costs orders made in Gilead v Idenix proceedings As reported in our earlier post, Gilead recently succeeded in invalidating key


New penalties imposed by the QBCC Act
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • June 24 2015

The Queensland Building and Construction Commission and Other Legislation Amendment Regulation (No. 1) 2015(Qld) expands the penalty provisions


Have you really settled? The enforceability of handshake settlement agreements
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • June 23 2015

The Victorian Supreme Court considered, in Rilgar Nominees Pty Ltd v BHA Holdings Pty Ltd 2014 VSC 632, the effect of a 'handshake' settlement


High Court of England and Wales forces ISPs to block copyright-infringing book websites
  • Minter Ellison
  • United Kingdom
  • June 25 2015

The High Court of England and Wales has used its powers under UK copyright law to force the five main internet service providers (ISPs) in the UK -


Watch out for a wide omnibus (claim)
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • July 30 2015

Old-style 'omnibus claims' are often overlooked in patent infringement disputes. The usual assumption is that these claims are very narrow in scope


The court can make a declaration of partial invalidity of an adjudicator's determination whether the determination was made before or after 15 December 2014
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • July 13 2015

A declaration of partial invalidity can be made in respect of an adjudication decision if the proceedings to challenge the decision were brought


Australian Competitive Edge High Court upholds price fixing judgment against Flight Centre
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • December 14 2016

The High Court has today found in favour of the ACCC in its appeal to re-instate a finding by the Federal Court that Flight Centre Travel Group


Signing a printed execution page can create a written contract
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • May 20 2015

In Mackay Sugar Ltd & Anor v Quadrio 2015 QCA 41, the Queensland Court of Appeal held that: Signature of a printed execution page even though the