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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


Are there unfair terms in your standard contracts? Find out now before it’s too late.
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • August 2 2016

Upcoming changes to national laws mean that some terms in your standard form contracts may be deemed unfair and consequently not enforceable against


Good news for Sellers of Retail Businesses!
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • July 25 2016

The Retail Shop Leases Amendment Act 2016 (Qld) (Amendment Act) received royal assent on 25 May 2016. Although the commencement date of the Amendment


End of Financial Year Accounting Requirements
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • July 11 2016

Now that the end of financial year has come and gone, it is time for businesses to look at preparing their financial reports for the 20152016


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


Show Me The Money - The Real Deal behind Sponsorship in Sport
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • April 27 2016

The evolution of marketing and advertising in the commercial environment over the past 30 years has seen a huge transformation in the concept of


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