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Enforceability of foreign parent guarantees

Australia - June 15 2016 Counter-party risk or “default risk” is a critical issue in any commercial transaction. Each party to a commercial transaction must make an

ASIC v Mariner Corporation Limited

Australia - October 27 2015 The ‘business judgment rule’ recognises the inherent risks associated with making business decisions and that bad outcomes do not necessarily mean

Santos Ltd v Fluor Australia Pty Ltd 2016 QSC 129

Australia - August 17 2016 In the recent Supreme Court of Queensland decision of Santos Ltd v Fluor Australia Pty Ltd , Justice Douglas endorsed the courts’ positive approach

Reforms to employer sponsored visas - what you need to know

Australia - April 20 2017 Reforms have been implemented to both temporary and permanent working visas, with further changes to be rolled out

Could your employment policies be contractually binding?

Australia - January 28 2015 Company employment policies could be contractually binding beyond individual employment contracts. This decision opens the door for employees to

Reforms to employer sponsored visas - what you need to know

Australia - April 20 2017 Reforms have been implemented to both temporary and permanent working visas, with further changes to be rolled out

Can Australia’s bilateral treaties protect inbound investors from liability under the Queensland chain of responsibility environmental laws?

Australia, Canada, Global, USA - April 11 2017 The environmental chain of responsibility legislation came into force in Queensland on 27 April 2016 by force of the Environmental Protection (Chain

CGT rollover for marriage breakdowns - Sandini Pty Ltd v Commissioner of Taxation 2017 FCA 287

Australia - April 11 2017 On 22 March 2017, McKerracher J of the Federal Court of Australia handed down his decision in the case of Sandini Pty Ltd v Commissioner of Taxation

Does your next Council project have State or Commonwealth Government Funding?

Australia - April 10 2017 Following the recent devastation of cyclone Debbie and the associated rainfall and flooding, it is anticipated that some Councils may be eligible for

Protective Agreements Before and During BPCIA Litigation: Prosecution and Regulatory Bars

USA - April 7 2017 Protective orders that regulate the disclosure and use of confidential information exchanged during patent litigations are commonplace. However, the