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.

Adsidui emptor or taxpayers beware: The implications of new guidance on transfer pricing documentation, reconstruction and penalties

17 April 2014

Yesterday the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) released its long awaited guidance on the new transfer pricing rules operative from 29 June 2013.

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April 2014 Energy Sector Update

16 April 2014

This edition includes information about the Queensland Government’s release of land for petroleum and gas exploration via non-cash tender and Australia’s recently announced free trade agreement with Japan.

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Setting aside creditors’ resolutions and the meaning of “interest of creditors as a whole”

11 April 2014

This week’s TGIF considers an application under section 600A of the Corporations Act to set aside a creditors’ resolution that has been passed as a result of the votes of related creditors.

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Trade unions Royal Commission commences in Sydney

9 April 2014

A preliminary hearing of the Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance and Corruption was held on 9 April 2014.

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First step in state land tenure reform

9 April 2014

The Land and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2014 (Bill) was introduced into the Legislative Assembly on 19 March 2014 and is yet to reach a second reading stage.

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Opportunity for junior explorers as Queensland Government releases land for petroleum and gas exploration via a non-cash competitive tender

9 April 2014

The Queensland Government has announced that six parcels of land have been released for petroleum and gas exploration through a non-cash competitive tender.

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Want to sell your idea to Government? An unsolicited proposal could be your answer

9 April 2014

Unsolicited proposals are a means by which the private sector can propose new ideas to the State to deliver capital requirements outside normal procurement processes.

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Federal Government expands access to Comcare scheme

8 April 2014

On 2 December 2013, Employment Minister Senator Eric Abetz announced the lifting of a moratorium on private corporations becoming self-insurers under the Comcare scheme which had been put in place by the Rudd Labor Govt in Dec 2007.

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Federal Court finds agreement scope clauses can have broad application

8 April 2014

The recent decision confirms that an employer can enter into an enterprise agreement with a limited number of employees, but with the capacity to apply over time to a wider range of employees.

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April 2014 Mining Sector Update

7 April 2014

This edition includes discussions on Queensland’s new Regional Planning Interests Act 2014 and recent iron ore export results from Western Australia.

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