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.

National Energy Guarantee Update

30 May 2018

As the NEG begins its second design phase, we consider how far it has come and examine the road ahead.

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By Forge! Management’s conduct in cash flow crisis not misleading

25 May 2018

This week’s TGIF considers Swiss Re International v Simpson [2018] NSWSC 233, where the court found that three former executives of Forge Group had not engaged in misleading or deceptive conduct when trying to address a cash flow crisis.

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The A to Z of Insolvency and Restructuring

21 May 2018

To help you get across the wide array of legal and other terms associated with insolvency and restructuring, Corrs has created the A to Z of Insolvency and Restructuring – a handy downloadable index of all the terms you need to understand.

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When is swearing in the workplace a basis for dismissal?

18 May 2018

To help clarify what employers need to consider when dismissing an employee for using inappropriate language, we’ve put together a handy round-up of cases from the past 12 months in which swearing took centre stage.

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Court considers independence issues relating to appointment and funding of special purpose liquidator

18 May 2018

This week’s TGIF considers the recent case of Umberto, which involved an application to appoint special purpose liquidators and to obtain the Court’s approval of their funding and legal arrangements.

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Specialist Australian Security Group: who has rights to funds in a trust account and realisations in a liquidation?

11 May 2018

This week’s TGIF considers the case of In the matter of Specialist Australian Security Group Pty Ltd (in liq) [2018] VSC 199 in which the Court considered the priority of an administrator’s right to an indemnity out of company property.

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Shifting the goalposts: Queensland Planning and Environment Court confirms changed appeal rules for development applications under former planning legislation

11 May 2018

A recent decision by the Queensland Planning and Environment Court has important implications for appeals in relation to the development applications made, but not decided, before 3 July 2017.

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Is near enough good enough when it comes to union right of entry?

9 May 2018

Understanding the requirements unions must observe to exercise lawful right of entry under the Fair Work Act is essential for employers who want to ensure they don’t breach their statutory obligations when it comes to union right of entry.

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Joint ventures: Are the parties bound by fiduciary duties?

7 May 2018

Irrespective of the purpose of a joint venture, a question often arises: what is the nature of the respective obligations of the joint venture partners, and are those parties bound by fiduciary duties?

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Supreme Court Breathes New Life into Proposed Stage 3 Expansion of New Acland Coal Mine

7 May 2018

The Supreme Court of Queensland has overturned the Land Court's decision to recommend refusal of an amendment to New Acland Coal's environmental authority. This most recent decision reopens the door for the stage 3 expansion of the Oakey coal mine.

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