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What a difference a Day makes: the High Court on disqualifying pecuniary interests of parliamentarians
  • The Commercial Bar Association of Victoria
  • Australia
  • May 31 2017

In Re Day No 2 2017 HCA 14, the High Court determined that Mr Bob Day had an indirect pecuniary interest in an agreement with the Commonwealth

50th Anniversary of the 1967 Referendum
  • PwC Australia
  • Australia
  • May 29 2017

On 27 May 1967, an overwhelming number of Australians voted in favour of amending Australia's Constitution to include Indigenous Australians in the

Liquidators’ disclaimer power not fail-safe
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • May 12 2017

This week’s TGIF considers Linc Energy Ltd (in Liq) v Chief Executive Dept of Environment & Heritage Protection 2017 QSC 53, in which the Queensland

The limits of 18C: racism is on the rise, and it's not up to judges to stop it
  • MARQUE Lawyers
  • USA, Australia
  • March 13 2017

The limits of 18C: racism is on the rise, and it's not up to judges to stop it MICHAEL BRADLEY Managing Partner, Marque Lawyers "If I were doing the

High Court rejects Clive Palmer’s constitutional challenge to liquidator’s power: when is a matter a matter?
  • McCabes
  • Australia
  • February 9 2017

In November 2016, the High Court of Australia heard a challenge brought by Clive Palmer in respect of the constitutional validity of the power of a

U-turn on trans-Tasman patent processes
  • FPA Patent Attorneys
  • New Zealand, Australia
  • October 31 2016

The New Zealand (NZ) government has recently done "a complete U-turn" on planned trans-Tasman processes in the latest round of patent reforms, as a

Andrew Bolt's big honking errors on indigenous recognition
  • MARQUE Lawyers
  • New Zealand, Australia
  • September 23 2016

What a shame that Andrew Bolt was pitted against Linda Burney as the headline acts in Recognition: Yes or No?, the ABC's attempt at a civil and

When must an employer’s premises be available for union meetings?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • July 14 2016

The Fair Work Commission (FWC) has held that union officials have no right to enter employers premises to hold discussions with employees before

High Court upholds NSW law banning political donations
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • October 30 2015

On 7 October 2015, the High Court of Australia in McCloy v New South Wales 2015 HCA 34 upheld the validity of provisions in the Electoral Funding

High Court disallows “de-corporatisation” of state-owned corporation
  • Lander & Rogers
  • Australia
  • May 14 2015

The High Court has unanimously determined that reforms made by the former Queensland Government to bring Queensland Rail employees within the State