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.

March 2014 Mining Sector Update

10 March 2014

This edition includes discussions on the Australian-Korean Free Trade Agreement and the Environmental Offsets Bill 2014 (Qld).”

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Generic pharmaceuticals and competition law: The ACCC vs Pfizer proceedings

10 March 2014

The ACCC has commenced proceedings in the Federal Court against Pfizer Australia Pty Ltd.

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Uranium mining to recommence in Queensland

7 March 2014

Uranium mining is once again permitted in Queensland.

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The Land Access Review - Recommendations for change

7 March 2014

Further changes to the Land Access regime in Queensland are foreshadowed in the Land Access Implementation Committee Report released on 4 March 2014.

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Unreasonable director-related transactions - When is a transaction for the benefit of a director?

7 March 2014

This week’s TGIF considers the requirements of the unreasonable director-related transactions provision of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) and the circumstances in which a transaction is made “for the benefit” of a director.

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Special rates - A bridge too far?

6 March 2014

E Cocco & Sons Investments Pty Ltd v Gold Coast City Council [2014] QSC 10.

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Government commences Fair Work Act reform

28 February 2014

On 27 February 2014, the Government introduced the Fair Work Amendment Bill 2014 (Amendment Bill) into federal parliament.

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Federal Court cautions insolvency practitioners against quick-fire distributions despite ruling that they are not liable for unassessed income tax liability

28 February 2014

This week’s TGIF considers a decision in which the Federal Court found that, in the absence of an assessment, a liquidator is not obliged under the Income Tax Assessment Act to retain sufficient funds to meet a tax liability in the liquidation.

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Competition Review: February 2014/2

28 February 2014

This issue covers the ACCC’s action against Pfizer for alleged anti-competitive conduct, Telstra’s successful action against Optus for misleading advertisements and the ACCC’s consideration of the proposed acquisition of Macquarie Generation by AGL.

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Timely guidance from the Privacy Commissioner - APP guidelines released

26 February 2014

As companies finalise their compliance preparations ahead of Australia’s privacy law reforms taking effect in March 2014, the Privacy Commissioner has released its guidelines to the new Australian Privacy Principles.

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