Publications

Corrs produce a range of publications to keep you informed on legal developments that may affect your business, industry and environment. Our lawyers are dedicated to sharing their breadth of knowledge and draw from diverse experiences to deliver content that is timely and targeted.

Supreme Court shuts the door on excluding liability for misleading or deceptive conduct claims

16 July 2018

A recent decision by the Supreme Court of Victoria is likely to have a series of practical implications for contracting parties when it comes to excluding liability for misleading claims.

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Mining Sector Update – Australia and Papua New Guinea: July Edition

13 July 2018

Each month, Corrs Chambers Westgarth brings you up-to-date on the mining industry. We focus on recent deals, regulatory updates and opportunities in this ever-evolving sector.

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Hurry Up and Wait – Liquidator in holding pattern while Re Amerind decided

13 July 2018

This week’s TGIF considers In the matter of MJM(WA) Enterprises Pty Ltd (in liq), where the Court approved a liquidator’s remuneration but deferred decisions about trust distributions until after the Re Amerind litigation finishes

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Beyond the written record: creditors granted access to documents produced in public examination

6 July 2018

This week’s TGIF considers In the matter of Arrium Limited [2018] NSWSC 747 in which the Court granted creditors access to documents produced in public examinations.

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New work health and safety laws in Western Australia – a step closer

5 July 2018

Various work health and safety law reforms are gathering momentum in Western Australia. What are the key issues employers need to consider to ensure they are ready for the introduction of new laws?

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NSW Modern Slavery Act and Commonwealth Slavery Bill: How will organisations be affected by the reporting requirements?

4 July 2018

What will the NSW Modern Slavery Act and the Commonwealth Slavery Bill require of organisations in terms of reporting?

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High Court confirms validity of Holding DOCAs

29 June 2018

This week’s TGIF considers the case of Mighty River International Ltd v Hughes, where the High Court upheld the validity of Holding DOCAs.

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Contract rights excluded from the stay on the exercise of ‘ipso facto’ provisions

29 June 2018

A Ministerial declaration has been made providing for a range of contract rights to be excluded from the stay on the exercise of ‘ipso facto’ provisions.

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Victorian Labour Hire Licensing Act passed

26 June 2018

On 20 June 2018, the Victorian Parliament passed legislation implementing labour hire licensing requirements, making Victoria the third state to do so following the introduction of similar laws in Queensland and South Australia.

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Exceptions to the stay on the exercise of 'ipso facto' provisions

25 June 2018

Commonwealth regulations have been made providing for a range of contracts to be excluded from the stay on the exercise of ‘ipso facto’ provisions.

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