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Plaintiff fails on appeal against boat cruise operator for injuries arising from third party assault
  • HopgoodGanim
  • Australia
  • June 25 2015

On 4 September 2014, HopgoodGanim Lawyers' Insurance and Risk team published an alert discussing a claim in the Queensland Supreme Court for damages


Gambling Law & Regulation newsletter June 2015
  • Addisons
  • Australia
  • June 25 2015

There have been numerous developments in the gambling space since our last Newsletter. These developments are varied and relate to, for example


Australia: review of interactive gambling laws announced
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia
  • September 7 2015

The Australian Government has commissioned a review of Australia’s online gambling laws. The review will be led by Social Services Minister Scott


If I fall through the floor at a hotel overseas, can I sue the hotel back home in Australia?
  • Cordato Partners
  • Australia
  • May 11 2015

Learning to cook a Thai red curry does not sound like a recipe for serious injury. But accidents do happen, as an Australian guest found out at a


Can you rely upon credit card travel insurance for overseas travel?
  • Cordato Partners
  • Australia
  • June 9 2015

Many credit card issuers provide travel insurance cover free of charge if the cardholder pays for overseas travel using their credit card. What is


Appeal of jumping pillow decision falls flat
  • Carter Newell
  • Australia
  • March 30 2015

The ACT Court of Appeal has upheld the trial judge's decision in the matter of Ackland v Stewart, which was discussed in the April 2014 newsletter


The publican, the patron, the drinks and the punch
  • Cordato Partners
  • Australia
  • July 6 2015

It’s not easy for a Publican to know how best to fulfil their duty of care to prevent injury to a Patron from a Punch thrown after a few Drinks


Trade promotion lotteries: permits no longer required for Victoria
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • June 25 2015

Changes to the Gambling Regulation Act 2003 (Vic) have removed the requirement for businesses conducting a trade promotion lottery to apply to the


Australia review of illegal offshore wagering
  • Addisons
  • Australia
  • September 7 2015

Australia is to conduct a review of its laws to ensure they are effective in protecting Australians from illegal offshore wagering and to investigate


Agreements to negotiate genuinely in good faith...are they binding?
  • McCabes
  • Australia
  • June 9 2015

McCabes acted for the defendants in Caves Beachside Cuisine Pty Ltd v Boydah Pty Ltd & 3 Others, an interesting matter which was recently heard