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Murray Report calls for harmonisation of security of payment laws

Australia - May 24 2018 The final report on the national Review of Security of Payment Laws undertaken by John Murray AM has been released and recommends harmonising security…

Bella Skuthorp.

High Court overturns finding of defects duty owed to Owners Corporation

Australia - October 10 2014 On Wednesday, 8 October 2014, the High Court handed down its decision in Brookfield Multiplex Ltd v Owners Corporation Strata Plan 61288 [2014] HCA…

Case update: a timely reminder – delay in bringing security for costs applications may be fatal

Australia - November 8 2013 In the recent decision of Trility Pty Ltd v Ancon Drilling Pty Ltd [2013] VSC 577, the Supreme Court of Victoria reaffirmed the position that any…

Full Bench confirms it was unfair to dismiss employee for inappropriate Facebook comments

Australia - November 7 2012 A Full Bench of FWA has upheld an earlier decision of FWA which ordered an employer to compensate and reinstate an employee who was dismissed after allegedly making offensive and derogatory remarks about his managers on his Facebook page.

Prior representations as to job security not misleading or deceptive where employee was later made redundant

Australia - August 9 2012 An employer has successfully defended claims by an employee that the employer engaged in misleading and deceptive conduct in relation to the job security of a role during pre-employment negotiations with the employee.

Andrew Gray.