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Operation of section 59A where degree of permanent impairment has not reached MMI
  • Bartier Perry
  • Australia
  • August 28 2015

Section 59A of the Workers Compensation Act 1987 limits the payment of compensation for treatment, service or assistance to a period of 12 months


Court of Appeal knocks out top-up claims
  • Bartier Perry
  • Australia
  • August 28 2015

On 27 August 2015 the Court of Appeal in Cram Fluid Power Pty Ltd v Green 2015 NSWCA 250 delivered its decision on a claim for further lump sum


Commercial litigation: 10 significant developments in Australia in 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • December 19 2014

As we approach the end of 2014, it is timely to reflect on events during the year. While there were many important developments, here are our


General counsel update September 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Hong Kong, Russia, United Kingdom, USA, Australia, China, European Union
  • September 29 2014

The London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) Court's new rules come into force on 1 October 2014 and are to apply to any arbitration


A summary of major developments in key areas - general counsel update - July 2014
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • July 15 2014

Legislation, in the form of a Regulation and Directive, has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union which will substantially


General Counsel Update - November 2013 - A summary of major developments in key areas
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, Indonesia, United Kingdom
  • November 29 2013

A round up of key legal and regulatory developments


General Counsel Update - June 2013 - A summary of major developments in key areas
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, Singapore, United Kingdom, USA
  • June 21 2013

The Companies Act 2006 (Strategic Report and Directors' Report) Regulations 2013 (Regulations) to amend the structure of UK annual reports have


Contract law - developments in 2011
  • Rajah & Tann Asia LLP
  • Australia, Singapore, United Kingdom
  • March 16 2012

2011 saw many legal developments in the area of contract law both internationally as well as in Singapore


Arbitrating against companies in administration
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Australia, United Kingdom
  • March 13 2012

On 5 October 2011, the NSW Supreme Court upheld an application pursuant to s 440D(1) of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) for leave to bring and continue proceedings against a defendant under voluntary administration


The Westport decision: manifest error on the face of the award and arbitrators' reasons
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • October 27 2011

The Westport decision opens up the ambit of matters that fall within the rubric of manifest error on the face of the award and lowers the standard to be expected of the reasons given by an arbitrator