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.

Existing laws reach retirement - Fundamental changes to superannuation governance announced

26 June 2015

All boards of RSE licensees will be required to have a minimum one-third independent directors and an independent chair on the board under draft legislation released by the Treasury for consultation today.

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O brother, where art thou?

26 June 2015

This week we look at the liability of a guarantor in the event that a co-guarantor’s signature on the guarantee is found to be a forgery.

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A limited life for insurers’ regulations - Significant reform proposals announced for retail life insurers

25 June 2015

ASIC has announced it will consider the just-released industry sponsored reform package as part of its response to significant non-compliance with financial services law in the retail life insurance industry.

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The High Court bites local government review process

23 June 2015

This article considers the recent High Court case, Isbester v Knox City Council, which dealt with the perception of bias. Decision-makers whose decisions may be subject to judicial review will find this case interesting.

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June 2015 Mining Sector Update

22 June 2015

This edition discusses new energy and resources legislation including the Sustainable Ports Development Bill which is designed to balance economic development of Queensland’s major export ports with protection of the Great Barrier Reef.

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Court finds unregistered security interest enforceable

19 June 2015

This week’s TGIF considers a Victorian Court of Appeal decision regarding application of the PPSA transitional provisions to retention of title clauses, where goods were supplied after the commencement of the PPSA.

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Corporations beware! The High Court delivers ‘Contempt 101’

18 June 2015

The High Court has confirmed that corporations charged with contempt of court cannot rely upon the privilege against self-incrimination, self-exposure to penalty or the ‘companion rule’ as a basis for objecting to an order for discovery.

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Construction law update - June

16 June 2015

This publication provides a concise review of, and commercially focussed commentary on, the major judicial and legislative developments affecting the construction and infrastructure industry in recent months.

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“Double trouble” - Court rejects lender's attempts to charge ‘double interest’ under finance and security documents

12 June 2015

The Supreme Court of New South Wales has rejected a lender’s claim to ‘double interest’ under a secured note issuance.

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Competition Review: June 2015/1

12 June 2015

This issue includes Federation Centre’s proposed acquisition of the Novion Property Group and the ACCC’s submission to Treasury in response to the Harper Review Final Report.

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