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Australia Law Year in Review 2016 and Year to Come 2017
  • Linklaters LLP
  • Australia
  • January 5 2017

From 1 January, a new MAAL (broadly based on the first limb of the United Kingdom's Diverted Profits Tax) applies to 'significant global entities' to


Pitfalls of settlement agreements - How a warranty kept alive led to a AUS$7 million claim three years later
  • Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
  • Australia
  • June 28 2016

Entering into a settlement agreement is often good news at the end of a challenged project; a settlement should bring finality and certainty to the


“Without prejudice” privilege can false and misleading representations made during mediation negotiations be admissible in evidence?
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • May 17 2011

In the course of a mediation, “without prejudice” privilege generally attaches to discussions regarding settlement and documents prepared in aid of settlement


Avoiding the void: Arbitration Clauses in Australian standard form consumer contracts
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia
  • April 4 2016

Consumer contracts in the 21st century frequently contain arbitration clauses. Online sellers, transport service providers, telephone companies


Australian Federal Court stays winding up application to allow arbitration of underlying dispute
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • February 1 2017

The Federal Court of Australia has recently held that a winding up application made in respect of a joint venture company should be stayed and the


Enforceability of ‘good faith’ clause in MOU for gas sales agreement
  • Johnson Winter & Slattery
  • Australia
  • February 28 2015

This case highlights the risks of relying on clauses which provide that parties will negotiate in good faith or use reasonable endeavours to


Contracting with a Chinese counterparty? Answers to your top three concerns
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia, China
  • October 26 2015

Transacting with Chinese counterparties has never been more common, but there are some recurring issues that often concern clients. We look at the


General Counsel Update - November 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • November 24 2016

The outcome of the June 2016 Brexit referendum raised many significant questions of concern to business. We began our Brexit analysis 18 months before


Supreme Court of Western Australia decision on enforcement of Arbitral Award
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Australia
  • December 20 2016

There have been relatively few recent developments in relation to the enforcement of arbitral awards in Australia. However, the Supreme Court of


A summary of major developments in key areas - General Counsel update September 2013
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
  • September 19 2013

The Large and Medium-sized Companies and Groups (Accounts and Reports) (Amendment) Regulations 2013 and changes to the Companies Act 2006 made by the