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.

Competition Review: February 2015/1

19 February 2015

This issue includes the Court’s decision against Fisher & Paykel and Domestic & General for false or misleading extended warranty representations, the Court’s decision against Coles for unconscionable conduct and the ACCC’s new petrol price reports.

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High Court confirms that a covenant not to sue will not extinguish a guarantor’s right of contribution

13 February 2015

The High Court's decision of Lavin v Toppi [2015] HCA 4 confirms that covenants not to sue will not prejudice the right of a guarantor to seek contribution.

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Fraud and indefeasibility of title

10 February 2015

A derivative action was brought by one of Cassegrain’s shareholders in the name of the company against Claude and Felicity seeking orders that the Dairy Farm be transferred back to Cassegrain because the title was procured by fraud.

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Can an adjudication determination be enforced by an insolvent company?

10 February 2015

A recent decision has considered the issue of whether an adjudication determination made under the Construction Contracts Act can be enforced by an insolvent company.

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ACCC takes franchisor to the cleaners for unconscionable conduct

3 February 2015

In a judgment handed down on 29 January 2015, the Federal Court has declared that South East Melbourne Cleaning Pty Ltd (in liq) engaged in unconscionable conduct in contravention of s 21 of the Australian Consumer Law.

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Our “top 10” employment, workplace & safety issues for 2015

2 February 2015

In this In Brief, we look ahead and identify the 10 key issues that are likely to dominate Australian employment, workplace and safety law in 2015.

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Equivocally bioequivalent - The Federal Court opens the door for consumer law challenges by innovators

30 January 2015

The Pharmacor decision handed down at the end of last year has potentially opened the door to allow innovators to block the launch of otherwise approved generic medicines, even in the absence of a claim of patent infringement.

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January 2015 Mining Sector Update

30 January 2015

This edition highlights key features of the new Water Reform and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2014 for the Queensland resources sector, discusses the entry into force of the JAEPA, and notes the new FIRB approval monetary thresholds for 2015.

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The new metropolitan strategy - A Plan for Growing Sydney

29 January 2015

On 14 December 2014, the NSW Minister for Planning released A Plan for Growing Sydney.

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Construing multiple easements: What lies beneath?

28 January 2015

Sydney Water and the Tempe Trust have been in dispute for several years over the amount of compensation which should be paid to the Tempe Trust following Sydney Water’s compulsory acquisition of four easements.

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