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.

NSW environmental laws to be strengthened and penalties increased

7 November 2014

The Protection of the Environment Legislation Amendment Act 2014 (NSW) forms part of the State Government's broader package of measures to strengthen environmental laws in NSW.

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Infrastructure Insights - November 2014

7 November 2014

In this issue, we discuss the Harper Review Panel’s draft report on the current national access regime set out in Part IIIA of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010.

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Much ado about something - Workplace bullying round up

7 November 2014

In this In Brief, we consider recent developments in the anti-bullying jurisdiction of the Fair Work Commission under Part 6-4B of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth).

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Wherever you lay your hat is not your home - At least, not necessarily, according to the courts

7 November 2014

This week’s TGIF considers the practical issues around effecting service of a bankruptcy notice at a “last known address”, together with the court’s obligations when dealing with unrepresented litigants.

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Australian Industry Growth Centres Initiative - Fostering excellence, not dependence?

7 November 2014

The Federal Government has committed $188.5 million in funding for key Australian growth sectors over the next four years.

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Giving foreign pension funds a fair go - MIT withholding tax changes

4 November 2014

The Federal Government has proposed amendments that will allow foreign pension and sovereign wealth funds to access the Managed Investment Trust (MIT) withholding tax regime.

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Wherever you go, I will follow you - Professional Engineers Act 2002 (Qld) applies to engineers outside Queensland

3 November 2014

The Queensland Government has passed amending legislation which clarifies the application of the Professional Engineers Act 2002 (Qld) to engineers performing engineering services outside Queensland.

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Insolvency practitioners reminded of their obligations to exercise care and closely monitor any third party fees incurred

31 October 2014

NSW Supreme Court examines the obligations of insolvency practitioners and whether expenses had been reasonably incurred and invoices properly reviewed.

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WA WHS Green Bill released for 3-month consultation period

24 October 2014

The Minister for Commerce, the Hon Michael Mischin MLC, has introduced the WHS Green Bill into State Parliament.

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Investigation ordered into controller’s performance of its functions and powers under s423 of the Corporations Act

24 October 2014

The decision of Re Quality Blended Liquor Pty Ltd provides a timely reminder of the Court’s willingness, to exercises its discretion to supervise and investigate the actions of a controller under s423 of the Corporations Act.

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