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.

Regulators continue to crack down on unfair contract terms

30 November 2017

Regulators remind organisations they’re closely monitoring compliance with the unfair contract terms regime, following last year’s extension to cover small businesses.

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A change in the Australian restructuring landscape

28 November 2017

Australia’s restructuring landscape has changed in recent weeks on two fronts – one of which arose rather unexpectedly from a Federal Court Decision.

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How to avoid HR ‘Christ-messes’ at your workplace functions this silly season

28 November 2017

As the year draws to a close and festive cheer begins to spread, the many potential pitfalls of the silly season workplace social calendar are once again rearing their heads. Here’s how to avoid HR ‘Christ-messes’.

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Changes to the Electricity Industry Act set to streamline regulation for renewable and alternative energy sellers in Victoria

27 November 2017

Amendments to the General Exemption Order made under the Electricity Industry Act 2000 (Vic) better reflect current models being used by alternative energy sellers and streamline the regulatory framework applicable to renewable energy delivery in Vic

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The Fair Minded Observer

24 November 2017

This week’s TGIF considers Ziziphus Pty Ltd v Pluton Resources Ltd (Receivers and Managers Appointed) (in liq) [2017] WASCA 193, where the Court considered the impartiality and independence of liquidators.

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Don’t Waste the Opportunity: The Victorian Government Seeks Submissions on Waste to Energy

23 November 2017

Victoria’s population continues to rise and as it does so, the State’s waste is likely to almost double, from 12.7 million tonnes per year to over 20 million tonnes by 2046. Could waste to energy be the answer to meeting population demand?

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A more transparent approach: Environmental Planning and Assessment Bill 2017 passes NSW Parliament

21 November 2017

New South Wales is adopting greater transparency in its planning rules with the passing of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Bill (Bill).

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NSW introduces unsafe building products controls

21 November 2017

The NSW Government’s recently introduced Building Products (Safety) Bill 2017 will identify, ban and rectify the use of unsafe building products in commercial, residential and industrial buildings across NSW.

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“That’s a wrap”:CBS DOCA completes as Court approves Network Ten share transfer

17 November 2017

This week’s TGIF considers In the matter of Ten Network Holdings Limited (subject to a deed of company arrangement) (recs and mgrs apptd) [2017] NSWSC 1529, which held that transferring shares under a DOCA wasn’t unfairly prejudicial to shareholders,

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Talking about a resolution: Supreme Court invalidates three years of Council rates

14 November 2017

A recent Supreme Court decision has invalidated three years’ worth of rates and charges levied by one local government, with potential implications for others.

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