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Sharing the risk: proportionate liability clarified by the High Court

Australia - July 14 2015 The High Court recently handed down their much anticipated decision in Selig v Wealthsure, providing some well needed clarification on the…

Scott Butler, Xavier Keary

Give me that document! An overview of legal professional privilege

Australia - June 4 2015 All information that a lawyer receives from a client is considered to be ‘confidential’. Some of that information is also considered ‘privileged’…

Suzie Emery

Online defamation: a warning to anonymous posters

Australia - June 2 2015 A recent decision of the Federal Court of Australia has sent a stark warning to online posters who make defamatory comments under the guise of a fake…

Tim Case

Continuous disclosure and market based causation

Australia - May 6 2015 The recent case of Grant-Taylor v Babcock & Brown Ltd [2015] FCA 149 ended years of litigation which followed the high-profile collapse of Babcock &…

Xavier Keary

Australian ISPs beware

Australia - April 21 2015 Australia's piracy laws could be anchoring some big Ships with a new Copyright Bill introduced into the Australian Parliament. The Bill gives power…

Tim Case, Malcolm McBratney