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.

It’s question time on alleged cartel conduct - Obeid family members must attend examinations after the ACCC’s section 155 notices are upheld

18 December 2014

In its recent decision of Obeid v ACCC, the Court upheld the validity of compulsory examination notices issued by the ACCC pursuant to section 155 of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010.

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NSW Government calls for innovation in Social Housing

17 December 2014

On 18 November this year, the Minister for Family and Community Services published ‘Social Housing in NSW: A discussion paper for input and comment’ in response to the Audit Report.

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Tighter disclosure requirements for superannuation funds and managed investment schemes

16 December 2014

After reviewing fee disclosure practices, ASIC has tightened disclosure requirements for superannuation and managed investment scheme products under new Class Order [CO 14/1252].

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Abbott Government looks to lift productivity through Fair Work Amendment (Bargaining Processes) Bill

15 December 2014

On 27 November 2014, the Government introduced the Fair Work Amendment (Bargaining Processes) Bill 2014 (Amendment Bill) into federal Parliament.

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Construction law - November/December update

15 December 2014

This publication provides a concise review of, and commercially focussed commentary on, the major judicial and legislative developments affecting the construction and infrastructure industry in the past five months.

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The power of receivers to administer trust property under a debenture

12 December 2014

This week we look at the power of receivers to administer trust property under a debenture.

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Increase in water contamination fines - A Christmas present you may not want to receive

11 December 2014

The State has significantly increased the maximum penalty attached to various offences under the Environmental Protection Act 1994 (EPA) including s440ZG for water contamination.

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Retention trust accounts in New South Wales - The next step in protection for subcontractors

11 December 2014

After a lengthy gestation, the NSW Government has released its revised proposal for a retention trust scheme for the NSW construction industry.

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The BCIP Act Reform - New transitional arrangements

4 December 2014

The Queensland Government has passed important changes to the transitional arrangements in the Building and Construction Industry Payments Amendment Act 2014 (Amendment Act).

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November/December 2014 Mining Sector Update

4 December 2014

This edition discusses the impacts of the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement, the Queensland Government’s investment in the Galilee Basin and proposed new legislation in the energy and resources sector in Queensland.

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