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Pulse gets pummelled - Body Corporate ordered to pay thousands to former caretaker
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • March 10 2016

A recurring theme of these alerts is that all Bodies Corporate have a statutory obligation to act reasonably. Usually, identifying what actions are


The Fair Work Commission confirms its anti-bullying jurisdiction does not extend to workers who are not employees
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • March 10 2016

In the application of McDonald 2016 FWC 300 on 15 January 2016, Commissioner Hampton dismissed an application for an order to stop bullying under


Probably the most expensive Balcony in Queensland - A warning to Bodies Corporate about acting Reasonably
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • February 26 2016

Bodies Corporate have a statutory obligation to act reasonably. But what does that actually mean? The Body Corporate for Viridian Noosa Residences


New Regulations for Crowd funding Start-Ups, Investors and Platforms
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • February 23 2016

On February 10 2016 the Corporations Amendment (Crowd-Sourced Funding) Bill 2015 passed the House of Representatives. Before the Senate votes upon


Defining criteria for tax incentives for early stage investors
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • February 19 2016

As part of the Government’s National Innovation Agenda, the Government released a Policy Discussion Paper on proposed tax incentives for early stage


Not every player wins a prize
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • February 9 2016

In commercial litigation matters, legal costs are said to “follow the event”. Consequently, the losing party will usually have to pay their own legal


Drone Regulation - Australian lags behind US
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia, USA
  • December 22 2015

On 15 December the US Federal Aviation Administration released an ‘Interim Final Rule’ providing for new registration and marking requirements for


Safe harbours for startups and other directors
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • December 16 2015

On 7 December 2015, the Federal Government released the National Innovation and Science Agenda, delivering a range of new initiatives. Among the key


Federal Court turns off the tap on drip pricing
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • December 15 2015

The Federal Court of Australia recently ruled that both Jetstar and Virgin engaged in misleading and deceptive conduct and the making of false or


Signature innovation and science agenda launched
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • December 7 2015

The Prime Minister (and a plethora of Ministers) announced the Government’s signature National Innovation and Science Agenda, earlier today. It