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.

Love thy neighbour? When apartment living becomes too close for comfort

17 April 2018

As apartment continues to go up in Western Australia, developers may need to think more carefully when it comes to keeping the peace between neighbours.

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ASIC report sets the benchmark on unfair contract terms regulations

16 April 2018

ASIC Report 565 details the changes that the banks have now made and provides commentary on how ASIC will continue to monitor compliance with the UCT regime.

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Linc Energy convicted of causing serious environmental harm but avoids liability under Environmental Protection Order

13 April 2018

Liquidator’s successful disclaimer of property has effect of terminating liability to comply with Environmental Protection Order.

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“Can’t get no double satisfaction”: Guarantor seeks to rely on rule against double satisfaction to reduce liability to creditor

13 April 2018

This week’s TGIF considers James v Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd [2018] NSWCA 41 in which a guarantor unsuccessfully sought to rely on the rule against double satisfaction to reduce his liability to a creditor.

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Mining Sector Update - Australia and Papua New Guinea: April 2018

11 April 2018

Each month, Corrs Chambers Westgarth brings you up-to-date on the mining industry. We focus on recent deals, regulatory updates and opportunities in this ever-evolving sector.

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NSW Land and Environment Court offers clarification on NSW deemed refusal appeal times

11 April 2018

A recent decision by the NSW Land and Environment Court has highlighted the complex task of properly reckoning the passage of time under the deemed refusal provisions of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 (NSW).

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Better Health takes Planning: Western Australia gets in shape

10 April 2018

Western Australia’s health and planning systems are working together to develop a more sustainable approach to healthcare outcomes.

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Investment or Utility? US crusade reinforces need for vigilance in Australian ICOs

10 April 2018

Like all new and exciting things, there is a balance to be struck between regulation and innovation – protection and creation.

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Left in the dark – Seeking to appoint a voluntary administrator when Board relations crumble

6 April 2018

This week’s TGIF considers the case of In the matter of Bean and Sprout Pty Ltd [2018] NSWSC 351, an application seeking a declaration as to the validity of the appointment of a voluntary administrator.

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Stapled Structures Integrity Package: an attempt to redress the balance

5 April 2018

Treasury has announced the details of a proposed ‘Integrity Package’ that focusses on stapled structures. It is designed to rebalance the tax concessions available to both foreign and domestic players in property intensive investments.

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