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What you need to know about Victoria’s Draft Apartment Design Standards

19 August 2016

The Victorian Government’s Better Apartments Draft Design Standards have been released with potentially significant implications for those in the development industry.

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Winky Pop v Mobil: Lost Opportunities for Land Developers

18 August 2016

A recent decision by the Victorian Supreme Court of Appeal in Winky Pop Pty Ltd v Mobil Refining Australia Pty Ltd [2016] VSCA 187 has clarified the availability of loss of opportunity damages in land contamination cases.

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A “Prime” example of a mortgagee exercising its power of sale

12 August 2016

This week’s TGIF considers CME Properties (Australia) Pty Ltd v Prime Capital Securities Pty Ltd [2016] WASC 231 which concerns a mortgagor’s application for an interim injunction to restrain a mortgagee from exercising its power of sale.

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Australian Olympic Committee v Telstra: Federal Court draws a ‘fine line’ on ambush marketing

10 August 2016

The legality of ambush marketing tactics in Australia and the protection of the value of sponsorship rights in relation to the Olympic Games has recently been brought to a head in the decision of the AOC v Telstra [2016] FCA 857.

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Must try harder: ASIC’s Half Term Report Card

9 August 2016

ASIC’s report on enforcement outcomes for the first part of 2016 reveals a rise in criminal charges and infringement notices.

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Even Matildas need childcare: An analysis of Garriock v Football Federation Australia

8 August 2016

As the Matildas compete at the Rio Olympics, we revisit a recent decision rejecting an indirect discrimination claim by former midfielder, Heather Garriock.

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Setting aside DOCAs and exercising the casting vote

5 August 2016

This week’s TGIF considers Britax Childcare Pty Ltd, in the matter of Infa Products Pty Ltd v Infa Products Pty Ltd (Administrators Appointed) [2016] FCA 848 which considers setting aside a DOCA and the administrator’s casting vote.

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Dangerous Alliances: Is Peter Druker right about Joint Ventures?

5 August 2016

A quarter of joint ventures end in dispute, so is Peter Druker’s take on them accurate and how can you mitigate against things going awry?

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Keeping up with the Kardashians when recording and publishing private matters

4 August 2016

A timely reminder of the various laws across the States and Territories regarding the recording and publishing of private conversations or activities.

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Is Toll and Sea Swift the exception or a new normal?

3 August 2016

On 1 July 2016, the Australian Competition Tribunal granted Sea Swift Pty Limited authorisation to acquire Toll Marine Logistics Australia’s marine freight operations in the Northern Territory and Far North Queensland.

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