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.

Australian listed public company’s centre of main interests found to be the USA

1 August 2014

This week’s TGIF considers a recent decision on Cross-Border insolvency that confirms the test applied by the Court in determining whether a proceeding is a foreign main proceeding under the Cross-Border Insolvency Act 2008 (Cth).

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No further claims provisions do not prevent proposed variations to enterprise agreements - Toyota decision confirms

29 July 2014

In Toyota v Marmara [2014] FCAFC 84, the Federal Court found that a “no further claims” term of an enterprise agreement was inconsistent with the Fair Work Act and therefore could not prevent Toyota from proposing variations to the agreement.

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July 2014 Energy Sector Update

28 July 2014

This edition discusses the carbon tax repeal and provides an update on a selection of potential corporate and asset divestments in the energy sector.

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Liquidators removed due to conflict and further guidance on DIRRIs

25 July 2014

A recent appeal decision reinforces the importance of the independence of liquidators and also provides further guidance on the contents of declarations of independence, relevant relationships and indemnities by administrators.

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The Financial System Inquiry calls for views on the reform of Australia’s external administration systems

18 July 2014

This week’s TGIF considers the observations on external administration by the Financial System Inquiry in its Interim Report released on 15 July 2014.

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Rules of natural justice do not necessarily encompass the requirement of probative evidence for the abritrator’s factual findings

18 July 2014

TCL Air Conditioner (Zhongshan) Co Ltd v Castel Electronics Pty Ltd [2014] FCAFC 83.

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Competition Review: July 2014/1

18 July 2014

This issue includes updates on the Tribunal’s authorisation of AGL’s proposed acquisition of Macquarie Generation and the ACCC’s action against Jetstar and Virgin for ‘drip pricing'.

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Financial System Inquiry - Interim Report released with no real surprises

15 July 2014

The Committee led by David Murray which is undertaking the Financial System Inquiry has today released its Interim Report.

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July 2014 Mining Sector Update

15 July 2014

This edition includes discussions on the new overlapping tenure regime proposed by the Mineral and Energy Resources (Common Provisions) Bill 2014 (Qld), as well as on a new mine approved in Queensland’s Bowen Basin.

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The health star rating system style guide and calculator - The basics

14 July 2014

On 27 June 2014 the Legislative and Governance Forum on Food Regulation agreed to the implementation of an amended version of the front of pack Health Star Rating System, with the system’s website to be launched in August 2014.

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