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Alacer stamp duty case marks a departure from generally accepted valuation methodologies
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • April 29 2016

The recent Western Australian State Administrative Tribunal (WASAT) decision in the Alacer stamp duty case marks a departure from the generally


Oracle rakes third party support providers over the copyright coals
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • April 26 2016

When Neo consulted the 'Oracle' in the Matrix movies, he was left confused and uncertain as to whether the Morpheus-led campaign to name him the


Australian Capital Territory Supreme Court applies strict interpretation of contractual provisions in building contract dispute
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • April 21 2016

On 27 February 2013, the defendants, Forth (owner), and the plaintiff, Rosa (builder), entered into a standard form building contract (the 'ACT Home


Recourse to performance bonds are not precluded by adjudication determinations under the Construction Contracts Act 2004 (WA)
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • April 20 2016

An adjudication determination under the Construction Contracts Act 2004 (WA) does not prevent a party from relying on its contractual entitlement to


Federal Court considers challenge to voluntary administrator's power of sale
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • April 19 2016

In exercising a power of sale, administrators (like liquidators) are not under a duty to obtain 'the best possible price'. This is to be


Limitation Periods - determining when the construction works were completed
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • April 13 2016

When considering if proceedings have been commenced within time, in the absence of other evidence, the court inferred the date of completion of work


Update: Servier successful in stay application - Apotex kept off the market while Servier appeals to the High Court
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • March 31 2016

Servier was successful in yesterday's hearing of its stay application. As a result, the orders which revoked Servier's patent and discharged the


Personal liability in relation to WHS breaches continues after resignation from position
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • March 30 2016

A decision of the Queensland Industrial Court has confirmed that personal liability for a failure to comply with WHS obligations under the Mining and


Failure to comply with Code of Practice results in officer conviction
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • March 30 2016

In December 2015, a director was convicted by the District Court of New South Wales for his failure to comply with his obligation as an officer under


Volunteer not a worker
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • March 30 2016

A recent Fair Work Commission decision provides some guidance on when an individual will be a volunteer, which is important because: Officers who are