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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

The double shuffle - transitioning assets within the family without tax or stamp duty

Australia - December 10 2014 Those who operate rural businesses often have the intention of keeping it within the family. In most situations it is sensible that the enterprise

Recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments in Australia - part 2

Australia - September 16 2015 In our previous post, we examined the process for recognising foreign judgments in Australia under the Foreign Judgments Act 1991 (Cth) (Act). While

Recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments in Australia - part 3

Australia - October 8 2015 In our previous posts we examined the two ways to have a foreign judgment recognised in Australia: under the Foreign Judgments Act 1991 (Cth) and

Recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments in Australia

Australia - August 27 2015 For a plaintiff seeking to enforce a judgment, it is not uncommon for a Defendant’s assets to be spread across the globe, creating both opportunities

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

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

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

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