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.

“Can’t get no double satisfaction”: Guarantor seeks to rely on rule against double satisfaction to reduce liability to creditor

13 April 2018

This week’s TGIF considers James v Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd [2018] NSWCA 41 in which a guarantor unsuccessfully sought to rely on the rule against double satisfaction to reduce his liability to a creditor.

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Mining Sector Update - Australia and Papua New Guinea: April 2018

11 April 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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NSW Land and Environment Court offers clarification on NSW deemed refusal appeal times

11 April 2018

A recent decision by the NSW Land and Environment Court has highlighted the complex task of properly reckoning the passage of time under the deemed refusal provisions of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 (NSW).

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Better Health takes Planning: Western Australia gets in shape

10 April 2018

Western Australia’s health and planning systems are working together to develop a more sustainable approach to healthcare outcomes.

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Investment or Utility? US crusade reinforces need for vigilance in Australian ICOs

10 April 2018

Like all new and exciting things, there is a balance to be struck between regulation and innovation – protection and creation.

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Left in the dark – Seeking to appoint a voluntary administrator when Board relations crumble

6 April 2018

This week’s TGIF considers the case of In the matter of Bean and Sprout Pty Ltd [2018] NSWSC 351, an application seeking a declaration as to the validity of the appointment of a voluntary administrator.

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Stapled Structures Integrity Package: an attempt to redress the balance

5 April 2018

Treasury has announced the details of a proposed ‘Integrity Package’ that focusses on stapled structures. It is designed to rebalance the tax concessions available to both foreign and domestic players in property intensive investments.

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Re Run of Re Amerind – Part 2: Circulating Security Interests and Circulating Assets

23 March 2018

This week’s TGIF is the second part of our two-part series considering Commonwealth v Byrnes [2018] VSCA 41, the Victorian Court of Appeal’s decision on appeal from last year’s Re Amerind decision about the insolvency of corporate trustees.

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High Court of Australia confirms ongoing effect of development approval conditions

23 March 2018

A recent decision by the Queensland Planning and Environment Court has provided much-needed guidance on the vexed issue of when, and how, development conditions attach to land.

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Renewable energy zones and an emissions reduction mechanism: changes ahead for the electricity sector

23 March 2018

Cross-party consensus in parliamentary inquiry report seeking to modernise Australia’s electricity grid.

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