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.

Exceptions to the stay on the exercise of 'ipso facto' provisions

25 June 2018

Commonwealth regulations have been made providing for a range of contracts to be excluded from the stay on the exercise of ‘ipso facto’ provisions.

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Like Night and Day: Wind up set aside on sole director’s application

22 June 2018

This week’s TGIF considers In the matter of Day & Night Online Transport Pty Ltd (liq), in which a director exercised his powers to commence proceedings in the name of the company to set aside a winding up order.

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Waste not, want not: levying Queensland's recycling and waste Strategy

22 June 2018

The Queensland Government has released a Directions Paper, ‘Transforming Queensland’s Recycling and Waste Industry’, announcing a levy on waste disposal and a more comprehensive waste management strategy.

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One Security of Payment Regime to rule them all?

21 June 2018

The Commonwealth Government has released its eagerly awaited Review of Security of Payment Laws.

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The Environment Protection Amendment Bill 2018: An overview of key reform highlights

20 June 2018

The long-awaited Environment Protection Amendment Bill 2018 is now before parliament, commencing the biggest environmental regulatory shake-up in Victoria in decades. What are the key reforms proposed?

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Why ‘start up’ enterprise agreements remain under intense scrutiny

18 June 2018

In recent years, some employers have utilised the capacity to make an enterprise agreement with a small group of employees, but with a coverage clause that enables the agreement to apply to broader groups of workers in future.

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Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff – Let the Courts Help

15 June 2018

This week’s TGIF considers some ways insolvency practitioners can make their lives easier by proactively using the courts to resolve uncertainty – such as liquidators seeking appointment as receivers of trust property.

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A Rebalancing of the Dutch Investment Protection Framework: How will this affect foreign investors?

15 June 2018

Proposed changes to the Dutch model bilateral investment treaty (BIT) may have significant implications for existing and future foreign investors seeking to take advantage of the Netherlands’ traditionally generous treaty protections.

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Records, records everywhere, and a reason to stop and think — the admissibility of company books stored in data files

8 June 2018

This week’s TGIF considers a recent decision in the Raine Square development litigation, where the WA Supreme Court considered whether data files from software packages such as ‘Quickbooks’ are admissible as evidence of financial records.

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ASIC’s new licensing changes – the end of passport exemptions for foreign financial services providers?

7 June 2018

ASIC proposes to change the licensing regime for foreign financial service providers

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