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.

Government releases exposure draft amendments to the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth)

9 September 2016

Federal Government moves a step closer to implementing the Harper Review recommendations in competition law.

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Risky Business: Six steps for preventing and managing sexual harassment in the workplace

8 September 2016

Liability for sexual harassment is an increasing risk for employers and managers. Taking these six practical steps will help your business prevent and manage sexual harassment effectively.

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A lot more complicated than building with Lego: But modularisation is here to stay

2 September 2016

Modularisation is making light of seemingly impossible timescales in the construction industry. So, what do developers need to consider?

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When is a judgment debt not a judgment debt?

2 September 2016

This week’s TGIF considers the case of Compton v Ramsay Health Care Australia Pty Ltd [2016] FCAFC 106, where the Court exercised its power to “go behind” a judgment upon which a petitioning creditor relied as proof of a debt that was owed.

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Registered Designs: What is the appropriate form of order for injunctive relief?

1 September 2016

Intellectual property lawyers will be familiar with the usual form of order for the injunctive relief awarded in trade mark infringement cases. But when it comes to registered design cases, the appropriate form of order is not so clear…

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Investing overseas and ISDS – Are you adequately protected by a treaty with investor-state dispute settlement provisions?

1 September 2016

Companies conducting business overseas need to ensure their investment is protected by a treaty with an investor-state dispute settlement provision.

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My Start Up is Grown Up – Now what about the Humans? Ten things you need to know

30 August 2016

Start Ups often get bigger by refusing to play by the rulebook. But as they grow, all kinds of legal considerations come into focus.

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Experimental evidence in patent cases: Discovery not available for experiments on matters no longer in issue

26 August 2016

A recent Federal Court decision in Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. v Ono Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd [2016] FCA 1015 sheds some light on experimental evidence in patent cases.

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S440J(1) will not always protect director/guarantors where borrower is in administration

26 August 2016

This week’s TGIF considers Mizuho Bank Ltd v Ackroyd where the Court considered whether s 440J will prevent the continuation of proceedings to enforce a guarantee against a director of a company in administration

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ANA abolition voted down – no news is good news?

25 August 2016

A recent push to abolish Authorised Nominating Authorities may have failed but the signs are that there will be continued momentum for reform and ensuring (perceived) impartiality for adjudicators.

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