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.

Use it or lose it – Government to repeal Competition Notice regime

28 November 2016

The ACCC will be more reliant on the courts to enforce competition law in the telecommunications sector.

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Don’t be too Hastie – the Importance of Claiming Privilege with Precision

25 November 2016

This week’s TGIF considers the recent decision of Hastie Group Ltd (in liq) v Moore [2016] NSWCA 305 in which the Court held that privilege attached to an expert report prepared for the purpose of obtaining litigation funding

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In-play betting no more – well, sort of…

24 November 2016

As the dust settles from the Melbourne spring racing carnival, we review the current status of in-play betting in Australia.

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Queensland’s Industrial Reform Ramps Up

23 November 2016

The Queensland Finance and Administration Parliamentary Committee has reported to Parliament on its review of the industrial reforms proposed by the State Government in the Industrial Relations Bill 2016 (Qld).

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Closer to home: Resources projects face a reduction in fly-in/fly-out workers

18 November 2016

Fly-in/fly-out (FIFO) workers have long been an integral aspect of the operational model of large resources projects. However, all that could be changing with the introduction of the Strong and Sustainable Resource Communities Bill 2016.

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Liquidators welcome insurers to the party…again

18 November 2016

This week’s TGIF considers Re Akron Roads Pty Ltd (in liq) (No 3) in which the Court held that the liquidators had standing to seek a declaration against an insurer arising from the assignment of rights under a policy

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How do the Information Privacy Principles Apply During a Social Media Misconduct Investigation?

14 November 2016

The Supreme Court of Victoria has clarified the application of the Information Privacy Principles to an investigation of employee misconduct on Facebook in Jurecek v Director, Transport Safety Victoria [2016] VSC 285 (11 October 2016).

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Am I too special? Appointment of special purpose liquidators where firm involved in previous compliance audit

11 November 2016

In State of Victoria v Goulburn Administration Services (In Liquidation) and Ors [2016] VSC 654, Special Purpose Liquidators were appointed despite a potential conflict arising from their firm having conducted compliance audits.

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How to recognise when industrial action is (and isn’t) occurring

9 November 2016

The concept of ‘industrial action’ plays a crucial role in the bargaining regime under the Fair Work Act 2009, and it is therefore very important that employers are able to recognise when it is – and isn’t – occurring.

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APRA releases enhanced governance requirements for superannuation trustees

8 November 2016

Key changes to governance requirements for superannuation trustees have been issued providing a new framework.

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