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.

Stop! Enforcing an adjudication determination in Western Australia by means of a statutory demand? You must first obtain leave of the Court

19 June 2014

The recent decision gives clear guidance to those in the building and construction industry wishing to enforce a favourable adjudication determination by issuing a statutory demand. Leave of the Court to enter a judgment must first be obtained.

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Competition Review: June 2014/1

18 June 2014

This issue covers the ACCC’s commencement of proceedings against the Australian Egg Corporation for cartel conduct, further fines for Harvey Norman franchisees and the memorandum of understanding between the ACCC and China’s Ministry of Commerce.

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June 2014 Mining Sector Update

18 June 2014

This edition includes a discussion on the Mineral and Energy Resources (Common Provisions) Bill 2014 (Qld) which represents stage one in the complete legislative overhaul facing Queensland’s resources sector.

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The cowl does not make the monk - Can an employer pay employees an “all in” rate covering annual leave entitlements?

17 June 2014

In this In Brief, we examine the Fair Work Commission Full Bench decision in Canavan Building Pty Ltd [2014] FWCFB 3202 (29 May 2014).

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When will an informal source of funds be sufficient to prove a company’s solvency?

13 June 2014

This week’s TGIF focuses on a recent Supreme Court of Queensland decision considering the solvency of a Company whose only source of funds was an under an informal agreement.

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Modernising Queensland's Resources Acts

13 June 2014

On 5 June 2014, the Mineral and Energy Resources (Common Provisions) Bill 2014 (Qld) was released, firing the starting gun for the complete legislative overhaul facing Queensland’s resources sector.

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Infrastructure Insights - June 2014

12 June 2014

In this issue, we discuss the Asset Recycling Fund Bill 2014 which was recently tabled in Parliament.

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An uncertain future for the government’s paid parental leave scheme

12 June 2014

A number of key details of the government’s proposed paid parental leave scheme are unclear, creating uncertainty for employers. The fate of the scheme is also unclear in light of the Budget and the soon to be changed composition of the Senate.

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Supreme Court of NSW varies part 5.3A of the Corporations Act so as to limit the personal liability of deed administrators

6 June 2014

This week’s TGIF considers a recent decision in which the Supreme Court of NSW made directions and orders allowing deed administrators to sell property in their possession in circumstances where it was not clear who owned that property.

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Government amends Local Government Acts to overturn Paton & ors v Mackay Regional Council

5 June 2014

Last night the State Government passed the Sustainable Planning (Infrastructure Charges) and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2014.

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