Corrs In Brief

Corrs In Brief offers the latest updates on legal issues and developments, focusing on their impact to your business and industry.

Insider Trading: What can we learn from Australia's first corporate penalty?

20 December 2016

Key lessons following the first civil penalty for a corporation’s insider trading.

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Litigation funding in international arbitration: recovering the costs of litigation finance

19 December 2016

A recent decision of London’s High Court has far-reaching implications for those using litigation funding.

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What the return of the ABCC means for you

15 December 2016

The Building and Construction Industry (Improving Productivity) Act 2016 became law on 1 December 2016, introducing significant changes and a more empowered regulator.

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The Sansom Review: Streamlining the approval and advertising of therapeutic goods in Australia

14 December 2016

After a two-year review process, the Australian Government has committed to enacting the recommendations of the Sansom Review, which will create a more streamlined and efficient system for the regulation of therapeutic goods in Australia.

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Proposed reform to Queensland’s Building and Construction industry

13 December 2016

The Queensland Government is seeking submissions on proposed reforms to the building and construction industry.

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Technology Assisted Review in Large Dispute Case Management: Australian and International Developments

13 December 2016

With the size – and complexity – of large commercial disputes rapidly increasing, using technology to assist in their case management is becoming more and more important.

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Productivity Commission: Time’s up for the Telecommunications Universal Service Obligation

9 December 2016

The Productivity Commission raises serious questions about the Telecommunications Universal Service Obligation.

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WA parliament passes government’s proposed amendments to the Construction Contracts Act 2004 (WA)

8 December 2016

Following the WA government’s recent announcement that it would be implementing measures to provide greater protections to subcontractors, the WA State parliament has passed the Construction Contracts Amendment Bill 2016 (WA).

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FWO cracks down on franchisors and franchisees for breaches of Australian workplace laws

2 December 2016

Two recent inquiries by the Fair Work Ombudsman and the Senate Committee have placed both franchisors and franchisees on notice about the serious consequences of non-compliance with workplace laws.

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Queensland Government announces its intention to reform The State’s Security of Payment Regime

1 December 2016

Queensland Government proposes introducing Project Bank Accounts and amending Queensland security of payment legislation.

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