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Is a lawyer immune from a legal suit? The doctrine of ‘Advocate’s Immunity’
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • May 31 2016

In simple terms, advocate’s immunity is a doctrine of the common law which operates to prevent an unhappy litigant from suing their lawyer over the


Will your surcharge for credit card payments breach the new law?
  • Johnson Winter & Slattery
  • Australia
  • May 31 2016

From 1 September 2016 the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) will commence imposing penalties on merchants who charge customers


Clean energy: ARENA’s grant funding and the new Clean Energy Innovation Fund
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • May 31 2016

On 23 March 2016, the Turnbull Government announced the establishment of a $1 billion Clean Energy Innovation Fund (CEIF) to provide debt and equity


New foreign resident capital gains tax withholding regime
  • Russell Kennedy
  • Australia
  • May 31 2016

With effect from 1 July 2016, purchasers who purchase Australian assets with a market value of at least $2 million ("Target Assets") from foreign


The reports of coal’s death have been greatly exaggerated
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • May 31 2016

Energy & Resources Partner Bruce Adkins discusses how the death of coal has been greatly exaggerated. Recent transactions in the Australian coal


3D Printing and intellectual property: strategies to meet the challenge
  • Watermark Patent & Trade Marks Attorneys
  • Australia
  • May 31 2016

3D printing poses a challenge to manufacturers by providing a means by which products or spare parts can be easily manufactured by competitors or


The RBA and the ACCC working together to ban excessive surcharging
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • May 31 2016

A ban has been imposed on “excessive surcharges” and the ACCC has been granted broad powers to monitor and enforce the ban. The ACCC will start


How an object statement can bring down your patent
  • Freehills Patent Attorneys
  • Australia
  • May 31 2016

An Australian Court has just ruled that for a given patent claim to be valid, every promise about the invention in the specification must be


The Fair Work Commission announces minimum wage increase from 1 July 2016
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • May 31 2016

The Fair Work Commission's panel for annual wage reviews released its Annual Wage Review 2015-2016 decision today, 31 May 2016


Designs law reform in Australia: Prior art base, Grace periods, Screen displays and other changes
  • Freehills Patent Attorneys
  • Australia
  • May 31 2016

The Australian Government has responded to a series of recommendations for reform of Industrial Designs Law by the Advisory Council in Intellectual