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.

B2B Focus: ACCC tests small business protections in new unfair contracts regime

25 September 2017

Amendments to the unfair contracts regime are brought into fresh focus within the small business community as the ACCC commences enforcement actions under the amended legislation.

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Channel Ten: Administrators Vindicated

22 September 2017

This week’s TGIF considers whether, in a voluntary administration, a report to creditors constituted sufficient disclosure and whether the proponent of a DOCA should be allowed to vote as a creditor in favour of that DOCA.

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Ding Dong the Summons is Dead

15 September 2017

This week’s TGIF considers the effect of material non-disclosures and breach of parliamentary privilege on the setting aside of examination summonses issued under ss 596B and 597 of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth).

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Parliament passes the Vulnerable Workers Bill

13 September 2017

Last week, Federal Parliament passed the Fair Work Amendment (Protecting Vulnerable Workers) Bill 2017. What are the key measures in the Bill?

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Turns on the terms – when does a creditor suffer loss because of a company’s insolvency?

8 September 2017

This week’s TGIF considers whether a flexible payment arrangement between a subsidiary and its holding company creditor meant the parent suffered no loss on the insolvency of the subsidiary.

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WA on the march towards model work health and safety laws

1 September 2017

As WA progresses to adopting its own version of the harmonised WHS legislation, employers in Western Australia will need to prepare for a number of changes in work health and safety laws over the next two years.

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Receivers can’t perfect security interest

1 September 2017

This week’s TGIF considers the decision of Knauf Plasterboard Pty Ltd v Plasterboard West Pty Ltd (In Liquidation) (Receivers and Managers Appointed) [2017] FCA 866 in which the Federal Court considered whether a security interest could be perfected

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Mining Sector Update – Australia and Papua New Guinea: September 2017

1 September 2017

Each month, Corrs Chambers Westgarth brings you up-to-date on the mining industry. We focus on recent deals, regulatory updates and opportunities in this ever-evolving sector.

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Creditors’ rights under a DOCA – are claims to future rents extinguished?

25 August 2017

The NSW Supreme Court has given a Landlord leave to commence proceedings against a company for rent and make good costs arising after the date of the DOCA.

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Errors in Technical Standards in an Infrastructure Contract: Who Bears the Risk?

23 August 2017

An analysis of MT Højgaard A/S (Respondent) v E.ON Climate and Renewables UK Robin Rigg East Limited and another (Appellants) [2017] UKSC 59.

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