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.

Changes to Queensland’s Land Access Regime

21 June 2016

An overview of the evolving land access regime in Queensland and the practical effect of the changes for both landholders and resource authority holders.

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BCBC Singapore Pte Ltd v PT Bayan Resources TBK [2016] SGHC(I) 01

21 June 2016

In its first written judgment, the Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC) provides some insight into Singapore’s approach to contractual interpretation, including in relation to implied terms and ambiguity, and the impact of foreign illegali

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Guarantors must ‘pay now, sue later’

17 June 2016

This week’s TGIF considers Palaniappan v Westpac Banking Corporation [2016] WASCA 72 in which the Court clarified the scope of ‘suspension clauses’ in guarantee agreements.

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Stricter laws for franchisors? Responses to the 7-Eleven wage scandal

15 June 2016

We examine the FWO’s investigation of 7-Eleven and possible regulatory responses to the recent wage scandal, and ask: how can franchisors prepare for stricter workplace laws?

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Not Worth the Regulatory Gamble

14 June 2016

Online operators have received a timely reminder on the risks of misleading representations following a Federal Court judgment. The ruling provides guidance to these organisations and demonstrates the substantial pecuniary penalties that can apply.

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‘What a Legend’ – Court rejects recognition of foreign proceeding and orders wind up in the face of Chapter 11 bankruptcy

10 June 2016

This week’s TGIF considers In the matter of Legend International Holdings Inc [2016] VSC 308 in which the Court declined to recognise a US Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceeding and made orders that the company be wound up.

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First conviction for failing to 'co-operate, consult and co-ordinate' under Model WHS Laws

7 June 2016

The decision in Boland v Trainee and Apprentice Placement Service Inc [2016] SAIRC 14 is the first conviction for breach of the concurrent duty holder consultation duty under model WHS laws.

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La Trobe University Academic’s Suspension again Highlights Social Media Perils for Employees

7 June 2016

La Trobe University’s suspension of Roz Ward for a controversial Facebook post again raises the question: to what extent can employers exercise control over the social media activity of their employees?

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Consequences of bringing a deed of company arrangement to a premature end

3 June 2016

This week’s TGIF considers the decision of Deputy Commissioner of Taxation v BE100 Property Investments Pty Ltd [2016] FCA 597 where the court found that a deed administrator acted unreasonably by attempting to terminate a deed of company arrangement

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Mergers & Acquisitions - 2015 Year in Review

2 June 2016

The Corrs M&A Team is pleased to present its annual review of public M&A activity in Australia, which is now in its 5th year.

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