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Planning and environment reforms and reviews under the Victorian Andrews government
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • September 2 2015

The change in Victorian Government last November has led to the introduction of a wide variety of reforms in planning and environment law in Victoria


Climate change liability: a world first
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia, Netherlands
  • September 2 2015

In a world first, The Hague District Court (Court) has ordered the Netherlands government to take increased action to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG


High Court reinstates $1.5million award of damages in favour of boy who fell out of moving train
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • September 2 2015

The High Court unanimously allowed an appeal from the New South Wales Court of Appeal and restored the primary judge's award of damages in favour of


Another attempt to prevent a contractor from making claims under QLD security of payment legislation (by imposing a precondition to making a claim) fails
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • September 2 2015

Andrew Orford (connect with Andrew on LinkedIn) and Vanessa Stokell cite this case as providing yet another example of an unsuccessful attempt to


Queensland port development regime gains firmer foundation
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • September 2 2015

At both State and Federal level, Australia has come under increasing pressure, including from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural


Nothing is easy when it comes to securing payment under the Subcontractors' Charges Act
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • September 2 2015

This case is yet another example of the awkwardness of the drafting of the Subcontractors' Charges Act 1974 (Qld). Facts On or about 25 February


The digital age and wills a word of caution!
  • Bartier Perry
  • Australia
  • September 2 2015

The digital age has already impacted on our day-to-day lives and will continue to do so. There is a strong push towards less paper and more


High Court dismisses AstraZeneca appeal
  • Spruson & Ferguson
  • Australia
  • September 2 2015

In our recent article of 26 June 2015 we reported on the High Court of Australia hearing on 13 and 14 May 2015 of the Appeal in the rosuvastatin case


Compulsory licences now available for export of patented pharmaceuticals
  • Shelston IP
  • Australia
  • September 2 2015

BackgroundAustralia is a signatory to the World Trade Organization (WTO) Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (the


Pre-authorised novation - careful what you sign up for
  • McCabes
  • Australia
  • September 2 2015

Recent decisions indicate that a party to a contract can pre-authorise novation of that contract. Pre-authorised novation can be useful for a