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Talking Tax - Issue 40
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia, USA
  • July 7 2016

The High Court has refused the taxpayer special leave to appeal against the decision of the Full Federal Court in FC of T v Donoghue 2015 ATC 20-551


Are communications between receivers and liquidators privileged?
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • April 18 2016

The decision in Re Forge Group Construction Pty Ltd (in liq) (Receivers and Managers appointed); ex parte Jones No 2 2016 WASC 87 confirms that


Powers of attorney - major changes ahead
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • August 18 2015

Victorian power of attorney legislation is set for a major shakeup from 1 September 2015, with the introduction of the Powers of Attorney Act 2014


Unhappy meal
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • July 21 2014

The plaintiff was injured when he slipped and fell on stairs at a McDonalds restaurant. To access the counter at the restaurant, customers had to


Dancing on the ceiling
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • June 13 2012

Stonewall Hotel Pty Ltd leased three-storey premises which it ran as a restaurant and nightclub


Must means must
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • March 20 2012

In Victoria the Wrongs Act 1958 establishes the procedure for determining whether an injured claimant satisfies the ‘significant injury’ threshold for the recovery of non-economic loss damages (pain and suffering etc


Labour pains
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • March 20 2012

In late 2011, the first of five class actions arising from the 2009 Black Saturday Bushfires settled


Dangerous liaison
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • March 20 2012

The plaintiff suffered serious brain injury after a speed boat driven by her intoxicated partner at high speed collided with another boat


Nothing lost, plenty gained
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • March 20 2012

The plaintiff’s vehicle sustained damage totalling $29,091.67 as a result of the defendant’s negligent driving, and brought a proceeding in the Magistrates’ Court for that amount


Woolworths isn't Safeway
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • March 20 2012

Kathryn Strong lost a leg some years ago and, as a result, walked with crutches