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Class actions - have the floodgates just opened?
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • April 28 2016

In Re HIH Insurance Ltd (in liq) 2016 NSWSC 482, the claims arose out of the acquisition of shares on the ASX following the publication of


Corporate Advisory Update - April 2016
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • April 28 2016

The State Revenue Legislation Amendment Bill 2016 (NSW) (Bill) was introduced into the New South Wales Parliament on 22 March 2016. The Bill amends


Forgetting the unrepresented: A timely reminder of the Court's role in settling class actions
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • April 18 2016

In a recent Federal Court decision, Justice Murphy has provided guidance as to how the Court will determine whether proposed terms of settlement in a


ACCC’s latest win sends warning to foreign corporations and software providers
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • April 15 2016

In a first of its kind in Australia, the ACCC has successfully prosecuted US based online gaming giant Valve Corporation (Valve) for breaching the


ACCC successful in air cargo appeal
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • March 23 2016

The Full Federal Court has opened the door to findings that Air New Zealand and Garuda engaged in price fixing in the air cargo market. On 21 March


Roe 8 delay and the importance of government policy: the decision of Save Beeliar Wetlands v Jacob
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • March 22 2016

The Supreme Court’s decision of Save Beeliar Wetlands (Inc) v Jacob (Beeliar Wetlands) confirms that it is important for government to have regard to


High Court says ACCC case still has wings
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • March 18 2016

On 11 March 2016, the High Court granted the ACCC special leave to appeal the Full Federal Court’s decision of 31 July 2015 in the Flight Centre


Satisfaction guaranteed: A slow farewell to summer and an update on contract security and execution of documents
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • March 11 2016

Three recent decisions from around the country confirm the willingness of Australian courts to take a common-sense approach to contract


Large damages continue in sexual harassment and bullying cases
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • February 26 2016

Two recent decisions from Victoria continue the trend of substantial damages being awarded for sexual harassment and bullying. In Mathews v Winslow


A changed and more risky management style does not necessarily result in unfairness or unreasonableness: KGD Investments Pty Ltd v Placard Holdings Pty Ltd 2015 VSC 712
  • Gilbert + Tobin
  • Australia
  • February 26 2016

The Victorian Supreme Court has found no unfairness or unreasonableness resulted from a proposal to borrow $25 million to fund a return of capital to