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Australian TOFA implications for insurers from the NZ Sovereign Assurance Case
  • Minter Ellison
  • New Zealand
  • March 30 2015

In June 2014, a longstanding tax case, Sovereign Assurance Company Ltd and others v Commissioner of Inland Revenue (Sovereign Assurance), was


Refusal of application for adjournment - no consideration of proof of quantum
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • May 4 2016

An applicant bears the evidentiary burden of proving the quantum of its claim even where a defendant fails to demonstrate a defence, or an arguable


Facebook and employee privacy - how far can an employer delve into an employee's social media posts?
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • November 10 2016

Last week, in Jurecek v Director, Transport Safety Victoria 2016 VSC 285, the Victorian Supreme Court considered difficult issues when dealing with


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


2014 Hong Kong arbitration case round-up
  • Minter Ellison
  • Hong Kong
  • December 11 2014

There were a number of court decisions in Hong Kong this year which continue to demonstrate the court's non-interventionist pro-arbitration approach


Can practical completion ever be practically defined?
  • Minter Ellison
  • Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • December 11 2014

Judicial interpretation of the term 'practical completion' has settled its academic meaning but how it should apply in practice is far from certain


Caltex Refineries (Qld) Pty Ltd & Anor v Allstate Access (Australia) Pty Ltd & Ors 2014 QSC 223
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • November 3 2014

This case is an example of a denial of natural justice by the adjudicator who made his decision based on reasons not advanced by either party. It


Brookfield Multiplex Ltd v Owners Corporation Strata Plan 61288 2014 HCA 36
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • November 3 2014

This case provides the much awaited decision of the High Court in relation to whether a duty of care is owed by a builder to an Owners Corporation or


McNab Developments (Qld) Pty Ltd v MAK Construction Services Pty Ltd & Ors 2014 QCA 232
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • November 3 2014

This case is significant because it canvasses the question of whether an error of law by an adjudicator will only invalidate their decision if there


Bottle royale: Coca-Cola fizzes out in federal court challenge
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • January 9 2015

In 2010, The Coca-Cola Company ('Coca-Cola') applied for declarations, injunctions, damages and other relief against PepsiCo Inc ('PepsiCo'