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Major changes proposed to NSW Modern Slavery Act

Australia - October 20 2021 On 14 October 2021, the NSW Government introduced the Modern Slavery Amendment Bill 2021 (MSA Bill) before Parliament. This article provides an…

Michael Hope, Louise Rumble

Enforceable undertakings - NHVR’s new approach to contraventions of the Heavy Vehicle National Law

Australia - October 20 2021 One of the “hot topics” in heavy vehicle compliance is the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator’s (NHVR) new approach to enforcement and penalising…

Charlie Coleman

Modern slavery risk in Australian international supply chains - are you managing your exposure?

Australia - September 13 2021 The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has issued its longest ever ban of 36 months to the ship “MV Maryam” for, amongst other things…

Melanie Long

Can ship owners avoid limitations and exclusions contained in contracts for the supply of goods or services to their ship?

Australia - September 13 2021 It is often the case that a charterer or ship manager engages a contractor to provide goods or services to a vessel in Australia (e.g. bunkers or…

Joshua Clarke

Snapshot: carriage of goods by sea in Australia

Australia - June 30 2021 A look at some of the key legal and practical issues surrounding the carriage of goods by sea in Australia, including bills of lading, shipowner liability and much more.

Joshua Clarke, Geoff Farnsworth