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Test case on liquidator tax obligations - High Court allows ATO to appeal
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • April 20 2015

The High Court has granted special leave to appeal the decision in Commissioner of Taxation v Australian Building Systems Pty Ltd(in liq) 2014


ICAC challenged on director's duties and corrupt conduct
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • December 16 2014

In July 2013, the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) delivered a report on corrupt conduct involving the Mount Penny mining tenement in


Federal Court provides rare guidance on patent licences
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • November 24 2014

It's been an unusually busy period for patent licensing, with the Federal Court of Australia issuing a number of important decisions in 2014. The


Google, Oracle, copyright and APIs
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia, USA
  • August 11 2015

Following a Federal Circuit Court decision in 2014, the United States Supreme Court has refused to hear Google's appeal against Oracle regarding


Higgins Coatings Pty Ltd v Cure-It Chemical Applicators Pty Ltd 2014 QDC 130
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • 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


R & D Building Pty Ltd and Jackson 2014 WASAT 141
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • December 3 2014

This case demonstrates the importance of having regard to the nature of the money claimed in an adjudication as this can affect the time limits. In


Metier3 Pty Ltd v Enwerd Pty Ltd & Anor 2014 VSC 80
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • December 3 2014

The case sets out the principles applicable to the construction of commercial agreements. In addition, the case clarifies the role that the


Lend Lease Services Pty Ltd v Sugar Australia Pty Ltd 2014 VSC 476
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • December 3 2014

This case is a current statement of the treatment that will be accorded to an application for interlocutory injunction in relation to recourse to


Thompson Residential Pty Ltd v Tran 2014 QDC 156
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • December 3 2014

It was held that section 84(2) of the Domestic Building Contracts Act 2000 (Qld) (Act) excludes any contractual or restitutionary remedy where the


Pursuing a claim outside the contract
  • Minter Ellison
  • United Kingdom
  • December 11 2014

Occasionally it happens that by the time an employer discovers a building defect, the main contractor's financial position is such that it would not