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.

Technology Assisted Review in Large Dispute Case Management: Australian and International Developments

13 December 2016

With the size – and complexity – of large commercial disputes rapidly increasing, using technology to assist in their case management is becoming more and more important.

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Productivity Commission: Time’s up for the Telecommunications Universal Service Obligation

9 December 2016

The Productivity Commission raises serious questions about the Telecommunications Universal Service Obligation.

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To stay or not to stay? Stay and suspension of enforcement proceedings in cross border insolvencies

9 December 2016

This week’s TGIF considers Tai-Soo Suk v Hanjin Shopping Co Ltd [2016] FCA 1404 in which the Court was required to determine the scope of a stay arising under the UNCITRAL Model Law on Cross Border Insolvency

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WA parliament passes government’s proposed amendments to the Construction Contracts Act 2004 (WA)

8 December 2016

Following the WA government’s recent announcement that it would be implementing measures to provide greater protections to subcontractors, the WA State parliament has passed the Construction Contracts Amendment Bill 2016 (WA).

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FWO cracks down on franchisors and franchisees for breaches of Australian workplace laws

2 December 2016

Two recent inquiries by the Fair Work Ombudsman and the Senate Committee have placed both franchisors and franchisees on notice about the serious consequences of non-compliance with workplace laws.

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Careless use of the power to sell has consequences, guaranteed!

2 December 2016

This week’s TGIF considers a recent decision in the Victorian Supreme Court in which a Guarantor was released from liability as a consequence of the Lender’s inappropriate conduct in realising the security.

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Queensland Government announces its intention to reform The State’s Security of Payment Regime

1 December 2016

Queensland Government proposes introducing Project Bank Accounts and amending Queensland security of payment legislation.

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Senate Passes The ABCC Bill: The ABCC Is Back In Business

30 November 2016

This morning, the Turnbull Government finally secured passage of the Building and Construction Industry (Improving Productivity) Bill (ABCC Bill) by the Senate.

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Section 180(1) of the Corporations Act: a backdoor means of prosecuting company directors for corporate contraventions of environmental law?

30 November 2016

Could a ‘stepping stone’ approach to statutory duty of care see directors prosecuted for breaches of environmental law?

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Registered Organisations Bill passed into law – with unexpected whistleblower protections

28 November 2016

On 22 November, the Turnbull Government finally secured passage of the Fair Work (Registered Organisations) Bill 2014 (RO Bill) by federal Parliament.

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