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Herbert Smith Freehills LLP | Australia | 25 Nov 2020

Closing the class: Uncertainties and challenges for class action settlements

Earlier this year, two decisions of the New South Wales Court of Appeal have challenged the appropriateness of what had been a standard class action…

Clayton Utz | Australia | 17 Aug 2020

Copyright changes will make it easier for governments to provide online services

The changes to the Copyright Act will allow government entities to reproduce copyright material sent to government, provided the use is for…

Nyman Gibson Miralis | Australia | 9 Mar 2020

Corporate criminal liability in Australia: A radical transformation on the way?

Corporations cannot function without people. If a company is held responsible for a crime, the acts or omissions in question have been committed…

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP | Australia | 30 Jan 2020

Corporate Criminal Liability - some practical proposals from Australia

The Australian Law Reform Commission (the “ALRC”) has proposed a number of reforms to Australia’s federal corporate criminal liability regime. The…

Corrs Chambers Westgarth | Australia | 28 Jan 2020

Could the move to introduce contingency fees in Victoria change the class actions landscape in Australia?

In a move hailed by some as a ‘game changer’, the Victorian State Government is considering taking steps to lift the ban on plaintiff lawyers charging…

Lander & Rogers | Australia | 9 Jan 2020

Family Law: What's On the Agenda for 2020?

Family Law is a constantly evolving area, and in recent times has been the subject of intense interest and attention from politicians and the media…

Jones Day | Australia | 21 Dec 2019

ALRC Proposes Significant Reforms for Australia's Corporate Criminal Liability Regime

The Australian Law Reform Commission ("ALRC") has released its much anticipated Discussion Paper on Australia's corporate criminal responsibility…

MinterEllison | Australia | 4 Dec 2019

ALRC suggests review of financial services regulation

The ALRC has released a suggested program of work for 2020-25 including a proposal to review financial services laws, consistent with FSRC…

Gilbert + Tobin | Australia | 25 Nov 2019

Boardroom Brief: Week Commencing 25 November 2019

This is a service specifically targeted at the needs of busy non-executive directors. We aim to give you a "heads up" on the things that matter for…

Corrs Chambers Westgarth | Australia | 21 Nov 2019

Senior managers in the frame for corporate misdeeds under new ALRC reform proposal

Australian corporates and their boards should reconsider their management structures, policies and oversight regimes following law reform recently…
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