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Wrongful birth may give rise to damages for life
  • Barry.Nilsson. Lawyers
  • Australia
  • February 9 2012

Wrongful birth cases include claims made by the parents of a child with a congenital disorder alleging that their doctor failed to adequately warn them of the risk of conceiving a child with a serious genetic disorder or congenital abnormality


ASX diversity reporting requirements
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • February 9 2012

All ASX listed companies with a 31 December 2011 balance date must now comply with the Corporate Governance Principles and Recommendations with 2010 Amendments (Recommendations


Securities litigation trends abroad
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • Australia, Canada, Japan, United Kingdom
  • February 6 2012

The number of actions settled by the SEC in the last fiscal year remained essentially constant, according to a report prepared by NERA Economic Consulting


Child mental health prevention and early intervention
  • Buddle Findlay
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • June 14 2011

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists’ Faculty of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry has released a report on "Prevention and early intervention of mental illness in infants, children and adolescents: Planning strategies for Australia and New Zealand"


Breaking the chain with third party damage
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • June 10 2011

Senior Associate, Ben Hartley and Law Graduate, Daniel Coloe look at Hay Property Consultants Pty Ltd & Anor v Victorian Securities Corporation Limited & Ors, and consider the question of causation in the context of a negligent valuation an issue that is the subject of frequent litigation in a fluctuating property market


Geothermal Energy Act 2010: Queensland's new regime for land access for resource tenements - part 2
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • June 16 2011

Strict time-frames and obligations have been established for negotiating a conduct and compensation agreement or obtaining a resolution of compensation issues through a conference (or alternative dispute resolution process) or a Land Court determination


Proposed Woomera access reforms: a green light for mining?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • June 16 2011

The Federal Government has released a copy of the Hawke report (report) in to mining operations in the Woomera Protection Area (WPA) in South Australia and has endorsed the conclusions of the report


BCA integration with new Premises Standards
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • June 14 2011

The commencement of the national Premises Standards on 1 May 2011 brings clearer integration between the Building Code of Australia and the non-discrimination provisions of the Disability Discrimination Act for disabled access


Mining industry carbon update
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • June 16 2011

The Gillard Government has released initial details of its plan for a carbon price from 1 July 2012: An initial fixed price, to be announced. Expected to be $20-30t CO2equivalent (CO2e), with fixed annual increase (potentially 4CPI pa


Offshore oil & gas regulatory reform
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • June 10 2011

Five Bills recently introduced into Commonwealth parliament modify the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006 (Cth