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Big changes ahead for the unfair contract term laws

Australia - November 11 2020 The laws of unfair contract terms (UCT) have been a hot topic in 2020. The ACCC has been actively enforcing the law and calling for penalties to...

Michael Corrigan, Bruce Lloyd, Steven Klimt, Linda Evans, Kirsten Webb, Adrian Kuti, Mihkel Wilding, Elizabeth Richmond.

Crowley v Worley Limited: The second shareholder class action judgment

Australia - October 29 2020 Crowley v Worley has some useful things to say about "materiality" for the purposes of earnings guidance and misleading representations about future...

Fred Prickett.

The Federal Court confirms some important points for directors and companies' continuous disclosure obligations

Australia - October 29 2020 ASIC v Big Star provides some comfort in relation to the risk of director's accessorial liability for a company's breach of the continuous disclosure...

Brendan Groves.

The implications of introducing contingency fees to Victorian class actions

Australia - October 15 2020 It's clear there are many unanswered questions about the new section 33ZDA of the Victorian class actions legislation. Its full implications are...

Greg Williams.

The legal ramifications of a falsely applied electronic signature

Australia - October 1 2020 For those seeking to rely on an electronic signature to enforce a document, it may be dangerous to assume it was applied with authority without...