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ACCC v Pfizer - Special Leave Application
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • October 19 2018

The ACCC has today been refused special leave to appeal to the High Court in its long running case against Pfizer. The ACCC first brought its case


SOP in the High Court again - “Special Leave Granted” A review of the grounds of judicial review for adjudication decisions
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • June 16 2017

Historically, adjudication decisions in Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia were only reviewable for


Worried about workers' compensation claims? High Court confirms directions to employees must be reasonable
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • March 21 2017

The High Court has clarified the administrative action exclusion under the Commonwealth's workers' compensation laws. In Comcare v Martin...


Prince Alfred College Incorporated v ADC 2016 HCA 37
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • October 12 2016

The High Court has allowed an appeal of the Full Court of the Supreme Court of South Australia in relation to vicarious liability of a school for its


High Court dismisses AstraZeneca Crestor appeal
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • September 2 2015

This morning the High Court of Australia unanimously dismissed AstraZeneca's appeal from the Full Federal Court's August 2014 decision in which


Great news for builders, bad news for Bodies Corporate: what a landmark High Court decision may mean for Bodies Corporate
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • October 22 2014

A recent decision of the High Court of Australia means that builders of strata-titled schemes do not owe a duty of care to owners’ corporations for


Hands off my money! High Court of Australia confirms priority of liquidators’ lien
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • August 14 2014

In Stewart v Atco Controls Pty Ltd (In Liquidation) 2014 HCA 15, the High Court of Australia recently delivered a decision which has confirmed the


A brave new world of online marketing
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • September 4 2013

Social media, search engines and other online tools can provide organisations with a quick and easy means to increase brand recognition, but the


A Bill to refine public governance, performance & accountability
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • July 17 2013

The Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Bill 2013, introduced into the House of Representatives in May 2013, will consolidate, refine


Australian High Court confirms international arbitration law is constitutional
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • April 9 2013

Australian businesses often enter into contracts whereby in the event of a dispute they submit to arbitration. A recent High Court decision upholds