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COVID-19 Australia - predicting securities class action trends following the COVID-19 crisis

Australia - June 26 2020 The global health pandemic brought on by COVID-19 has devastated economies around the world. We considered the trends for securities class actions in…

Christopher Smith, Darryl Smith, David Amentas, Gareth Horne, Janette McLennan, Jehan-Philippe Wood, John Moran, Marcus O’Brien, Mark Attard, Matthew Pokarier, Maxine Tills, Nicole Wearne.

Historical child sexual abuse: When is it ‘just and reasonable’ to set aside a settlement agreement?

Australia - November 27 2019 After the publication of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse’s report, the states and territories across…

Rosie Blakey-Scholes.

Regulatory Trends 2019 - Australia

Australia - September 27 2019 Over the past year, we have seen the passage of a significant amount of new legislation requiring businesses to enact new policies, processes and…

Alena Titterton, Avryl Lattin, Darryl Smith, Dean Carrigan, Jacinta Studdert, Janette McLennan, John Moran, Matthew Pokarier, Maurice Thompson, Michael Tooma.

Social media use outside of work: can an employee be dismissed?

Australia - March 7 2019 Who doesn't use social media? As its importance grows in our everyday lives, so too does its impact on our working lives. Many employers expect their…

Can you be dismissed from your workplace for not providing your fingerprint?

Australia - February 1 2019 In the recent decision of Jeremy Lee v Superior Wood Pty Ltd [2018] FWC 4762, an employee was dismissed from his job because he refused to provide his…