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.

True colours: the importance of getting colour right

15 August 2018

The recent Frucor v Coca-Cola decision relating to the colour green for Frucor’s ‘V’ Energy drinks highlights the importance of getting the colour right - the first time round.

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Stitched up by a subpoena side-step – methods for obtaining transcripts of ASIC examinations

10 August 2018

This week’s TGIF considers the case of TW McConnell Pty Ltd v SurfStitch Group Ltd (administrators appointed) (No 2) [2018] NSWSC 1149 and the different methods by which transcripts of examinations carried out by ASIC may be obtained, as well as like

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The Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA): An overview

8 August 2018

Businesses involved in the provision of financial services are being urged to ensure they understand new obligations stemming from the launch of the Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) on 1 November 2018.

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What do Queensland’s new labour hire licensing laws mean for you?

8 August 2018

The Labour Hire Licensing Act 2017 (Qld) commenced on 16 April 2018 and introduces a mandatory licensing regime for providers of labour hire services in Queensland.

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The changing world of work: Is flexibility the way of the future?

2 August 2018

The changing world of work and the developing trend towards more flexible work, workers and workplaces continues to be a hot topic globally for lawyers, unions, politicians and workers alike.

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Queensland introduces regulations targeting combustible cladding

31 July 2018

The Building and Other Legislation (Cladding) Amendment Regulation 2018 (QLD) takes effect on 1 October 2018 and affects owners of buildings with combustible cladding.

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Power and purpose: Protecting a competitive position after ACCC v Pfizer (II)

31 July 2018

Assessing market power and competitive purpose approaching a ‘patent cliff’ – what are the risks involved in protecting competitive advantage?

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Final Bell hasn’t tolled for deregistered companies – Bell Group companies brought back to life to litigate another day

27 July 2018

This weeks’ TGIF considers the case of The Bell Group Limited v Australian Securities and Investments Commission [2018] FCA 884, in which the Court ordered that 16 companies - which had been deregistered for some 25 years - be reinstated.

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“Gunjumping” and voluntary merger control: ACCC challenges pre-completion cartel conduct

23 July 2018

Two recent WA Court of Appeal decisions clarify the scope of an adjudicator’s jurisdiction, issues of set-off, and the ability to sever partially invalid determinations in the context of Construction Contracts Act 2004 (WA) adjudications.

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Feel the Pressure – liquidators’ appeal dismissed as third party payments unrecoverable as unfair preferences

20 July 2018

This week’s TGIF examines a recent decision of the New South Wales Court of Appeal which considered whether payments made by a third party to an insolvent company’s creditors could be recovered by the liquidator as unfair preferences.

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