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High Court Settles Law on Penalty Clauses in Paciocco
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • August 9 2016

On 27 July 2016, the High Court handed down its judgment in the matter of Paciocco v Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited 2016 HCA 28


Increasing Likelihood of Directors being liable for Fair Work breaches
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • August 3 2016

The recent case of Fair Work Ombudsman v Step Ahead Security Services Pty Limited & Anor 2016 FCCA 1482 highlights the increasing likelihood of


Be cautious of the timing requirements for registering security interests on the PPSR
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • June 14 2016

The full benefit of a security interest may not be obtained unless specific requirements are met under the Personal Property Securities Act 2009


The new unfair terms laws for small business contracts - are you prepared?
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • April 21 2016

On 12 November 2016 new laws will commence making 'unfair terms' in 'standard form small business contracts' unenforceable. The laws will have a


High Court Redefines the Realms of Joining an Insurer to a Proceeding
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • April 14 2016

The High Court recently heard an appeal brought by CGU Insurance from a decision in the Supreme Court of Victoria, challenging a declaration that CGU


Policy Interpretation: Say what you mean!
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • March 21 2016

The principles of contract interpretation are well established; however we have seen a recent trend of in


Lessons from 2015 for directors and officers
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • February 26 2016

As directors and officers are now back refreshed from holiday breaks, we provide a series of short snapshots of matters arising in 2015 which may


Binding negotiations? Have you inadvertently bound yourself (or your client) during negotiations?
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • November 30 2015

There have been a number of recent cases around Australia relating to whether or not agreements have been formed, including, surprisingly, through


Effectiveness of inconsistency clauses in shareholder agreements
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • November 2 2015

Shareholder agreements and company constitutions will at times deal with the same issues. It is therefore common practice for shareholder agreements


“$200 free bets” held to be misleading
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • October 28 2015

The ACCC's latest issue of the Small Business in Focus Report reveals the latest small business enquiries and complaints data. Of significance, the