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Waterfront “code of silence” warrants anti-bullying orders
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • November 19 2015

Can the new Commission anti-bullying jurisdiction be used to wrest back responsibility for workplace conduct from rogue elements intent on


Til death do us right apart
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • November 9 2015

Mrs Shantha Alagiah and Dr Ratnam Alagiah (deceased) were married for 22 years and they did not have any children. On 29 May 2006 they separated and


Suspicious minds
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • November 9 2015

In a recent New South Wales case, two children of the deceased opposed a grant of probate on the basis that they alleged it to have been executed in


The Trans-Pacific Partnership: what does it mean for professionals and services?
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia, Global
  • October 20 2015

Negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) concluded on 6th October 2015 after the 12 country partners reached agreement on the final draft


L’oréal’s quest for preliminary discovery was “worth it”
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • October 14 2015

Earlier this month, Justice Beach in the Federal Court handed down orders for preliminary discovery for L’Oréal Australia Pty Ltd against BrandPoint


ACCC v Dateline Imports Pty Ltd: make sure you have reasonable grounds, even if it is true!
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • October 14 2015

There is increasing focus on manufacturers to show they have reasonable grounds to make representations to consumers about ingredients in their


Flight Centre v ACCC: thought-crimes and legal fiction
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • October 14 2015

The ACCC’s loss of appeals in two cases against intermediaries for price fixing (Flight Centre and ANZMortgage Refunds) appears to resolve two


Taxation issues and equity crowdfunding in Australia
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • October 13 2015

The Government is soon to introduce a regulatory framework to facilitate equity crowdfunding. However, to date, there has been minimal focus on the


Management rights update: lender dodges a bullet in financed contract dispute
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • September 21 2015

Management rights are big business in Queensland. There are real estate agents specialising in buying and selling them, solicitors specialising in


A very expensive typo Body Corporate pays dearly for drafting defect
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • September 18 2015

Disputes between Bodies Corporate and their caretakers are not uncommon. Typically they are resolved promptly and inexpensively. Unfortunately, that