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Brookfield Multiplex High Court decision: no duty of care owed by builders to developers
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • October 9 2014

In significant news for the construction industry, the High Court yesterday unanimously allowed Brookfield Multiplex Ltd's (Brookfield) appeal


High Court rules that the implied term of trust and confidence is not part of Australian law
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • September 10 2014

This week, the High Court handed down its decision in Commonwealth Bank of Australia v Barker 2014 HCA 32 unanimously ruling that the implied


Don’t be a SOP abuser get your evidence right the first time
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • November 12 2014

In its decision of Ku-Ring-Gai Council v Ichor Constructions, the Supreme Court of NSW restrained a claimant from making a second adjudication


Think before you link - defamation and hyperlinking
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • December 22 2014

Although hyperlinks are a useful tool by which online publishers can generate exposure of their own material, they may also subject publishers to the


Settling enforcement proceedings with the ACCC just got harder
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • May 11 2015

A recent decision has clarified that the Federal Court is unable to receive submissions on an appropriate penalty (or range of penalties) from the


The Supreme Court has jurisdiction to review Victorian security of payment adjudications
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • July 1 2015

Section 28R(5)(a)(iii) of the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 2002 (Vic) (SOP Act) (Relevant Section) is a privative


Which prevails - insolvent set-off provisions or the Vic SOP regime's prohibition against set-off?
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • May 18 2015

Recently, the Victorian Supreme Court handed down a decision that gives guidance on the application of the prohibition against set-off in the


Is 'reproduction' for copyright infringement a chicken & egg debate?
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • May 21 2015

On 18 May 2015, the Full Court of the Federal Court delivered its judgment inTamawood Limited v Habitare Developments Pty Ltd (Administrators


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


Directions to rectify under the former Queensland Building Services Authority Act 1991 (QLD)
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • May 22 2015

The case of TJ King v Qld Building and Construction Commission 2015 QSC 79 relates to the interpretation of the former Queensland Building Services