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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


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.


There’s no 10 in ‘11 for Warburton
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • June 10 2011

Partner, Tom Griffith examines the case Seven Network v James Warburton in which the Supreme Court of NSW upheld a restraint of trade that has the effect of delaying a leading television executive’s plans to move from Channel Seven to competing network Channel Ten with effect from 14 July 2011.


Corporate disclosure and directors’ and officers’ duties
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • June 7 2011

The Full Federal Court and the New South Wales Court of Appeal have recently handed down judgements in appeals in the 'Fortescue Metals' and 'James Hardie' proceedings brought by the ASIC in relation to misleading company announcements to the ASX.