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Justifying summary dismissal on the basis of facts discovered afterwards
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
  • Australia
  • April 21 2015

The Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia has clarified the circumstances in which an employer can justify the summary dismissal of an


Update: Joe & Joe Developments - appropriate expenditure by insolvency practitioners
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • January 21 2015

In October, we issued an Insolvency Newsflash with respect to the decision in Re: Joe & Joe Developments Pty Ltd (subject to a Deed of Company


The PPSA in 2014 - a year in review (part 1)
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • January 21 2015

Australian Courts were asked to consider and determine applications under the Personal Properties and Securities Act 2009 (Cth) a number of times in


Test case on liquidator tax obligations - High Court allows ATO to appeal
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • April 20 2015

The High Court has granted special leave to appeal the decision in Commissioner of Taxation v Australian Building Systems Pty Ltd(in liq) 2014


In the pipelinehighlighting changes of interest to employers in Australia
  • Jones Day
  • Australia
  • March 31 2015

In 2014, the Coalition Government attempted to undo, by ministerial determination, reforms implemented by the previous Labor government, which brought


In touch: competition law update
  • Allens
  • Australia
  • October 14 2014

On 23 September 2014, the Review Panel for the 'root & branch' review of competition law and policy released its draft report, along with a series of


The role of the Plant Breeder’s Rights Advisory Committee under the microscope
  • Watermark Patent & Trade Marks Attorneys
  • Australia
  • October 29 2014

The Plant Breeder's Rights Advisory Committee is a statutory body that was set up to advise the Australian Government on plant breeder's rights and


Primary producers - what are the tax concessions?
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • October 28 2014

While according to the OECD report "Agricultural Policy Monitoring and Evaluation 2013" Australian farmers are some of the least subsidised in the


Client update: a new market for Australian uranium
  • Allens
  • Australia, India
  • October 7 2014

The Australian Government has signed an agreement with India for the sale of uranium, and has now made the agreement publicly available. Partner


Federal Government strengthens ACCC’s enforcement powers when dealing with franchises
  • Cooper Grace Ward
  • Australia
  • October 24 2014

In brief, the proposed amendments sought to: Introduce a general duty on franchisors and franchisees to act in good faith in their dealings with each