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.

APRA’s final harmonised and enhanced risk management requirements

2 April 2014

On 31 January 2014, APRA released a package to harmonise and enhance risk management practices and requirements across the industry including authorised deposit-taking institutions and general and life insurers.

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Federal Court fines Flight Centre $11 million for attempted price fixing

1 April 2014

On 6 December 2013, Justice Logan of the Federal Court found that Flight Centre Travel Group Limited (Flight Centre) had engaged in six contraventions of the Trade Practices Act 1974.

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Regional Planning Interests Act - What does it mean for your resources project?

31 March 2014

With the Regional Planning Interests Act 2014 (Qld) now passed, resources companies will need to take stock of how this Act will impact their operations.

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Approval of a commercial decision - When will the Court provide directions to insolvency practitioners under s 447D?

28 March 2014

This week’s TGIF consider a recent New South Wales Supreme Court decision on whether it is appropriate for the Court to make a direction authorising an administrator to enter into a loan agreement to pay out a secured creditor.

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Competition Review: March 2014/2

28 March 2014

This issue covers the Federal Court’s declarations regarding anticompetitive conduct by Cement Australia and the ACCC’s decision not to oppose BlueScope Steel’s proposed acquisition of Arrium’s OneSteel Sheet & Coil business.

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‘Root and branch’ review underway - Terms of reference released and review panel appointed

28 March 2014

The ACCC has announced the review panel and released the terms of reference for the independent ‘root and branch’ review of the Competition and Consumer Act.

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Owning a former landfill - On the nose or a walk in the park?

25 March 2014

Is the owner of land formerly used as a landfill required to notify the State if environmental harm is being caused?

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Beware of making therapeutic claims in your product advertisements

24 March 2014

An order made in relation to the advertising of the Lifelixer product provides insight into the advertising complaint process of the Therapeutic Goods Administration.

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An odd couple: Mining leases and native title can coexist - Western Australia v Brown [2014] HCA 8

24 March 2014

The High Court of Australia has unanimously held that the grant of a mineral lease in the 1960s does not extinguish native title rights and interests, but rather suspends native title until the lease ends.

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Court of Appeal confirms a back door option to obtain a further extension on the time to bring voidable transaction proceedings

21 March 2014

This week’s TGIF considers a recent decision which confirmed that liquidators may apply under rule 36.16(2)(b) of the Uniform Civil Procedure Rules 2005 to further extend the time within which they may bring voidable transaction proceedings.

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