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Is there still an implied term of reasonable notice on termination?
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • July 25 2016

It is generally accepted that where a contract of employment has no agreed duration and makes no provision for termination, the common law will imply


Offensive and scandalous language in Wills
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • April 17 2014

The Supreme Court of South Australia was asked to remove particular words from a Will on the basis that the words were offensive in nature. The


Victorian courts taking active steps to review compliance with the Civil Procedure Act 2010 (Vic)
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • February 25 2014

A recent decision by the Court of Appeal in the Victorian Supreme Court indicates that the courts are increasingly prepared to take steps on their


Court upholds the removal of a unitholder by other unitholders
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • September 12 2013

A recent Supreme Court of Victoria decision demonstrates the reluctance of Courts to imply a duty of good faith or reasonableness in commercial


ASX releases final guidance note on continuous disclosure obligations
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • May 6 2013

The continuous disclosure guidance note has been amended and released by ASX after completing a public consultation. The amended version comes into


When does the provision of information or scaled advice become personal advice?
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • February 22 2013

Understanding whether or not personal financial product advice is being given will become even more important under the new FOFA rules that come into


Prospective retail landlords beware consider representations cautiously
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • December 21 2012

In 2006, the Applicants, Kathleen Miletich and her son Adrian Miletich responded to an advertisement by Foodco Group Pty Ltd (Foodco) which was designed to attract people interested in running a “Muffin Break” franchise


Future of financial advice reforms
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • September 28 2011

A provider of financial product advice to a retail client which is personal advice will now have a statutory duty which is of a fiduciary nature, namely, the provider must act in the best interests of the client when giving the advice


Reasonable commercial endeavours
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • August 31 2011

On 29 June 2011, the New South Wales Court of Appeal handed down its decision in Cypjayne Pty Ltd v Babcock & Brown International Pty Ltd


Developments in discrimination law
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • July 12 2011

On 24 May 2011, the Federal House of Representatives voted up the Sex and Age Discrimination Legislation Amendment Bill 2010