Corrs In Brief
Corrs In Brief offers the latest updates on legal issues and developments, focusing on their impact to your business and industry.
Recent market announcements suggest not all ASX listed oil and gas companies are prepared for the significant changes to the ASX Listing Rules which take effect from 1 December 2013.Read More
On 29 October 2013 the Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2003 (Qld) was passed.Read More
Did you know that you need to update your asbestos management plan and asbestos register every 5 years?
The Work Health and Safety Act 2011 and Work Health and Safety Regulations 2011 specify how asbestos is to be managed in workplaces.Read More
The spate of insolvencies in the NSW construction sector shows no signs of easing. On 24 October 2013, the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act Amendment Bill 2013 was introduced into Parliament.Read More
Buzzacott v Minister for Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities  FCAFC 111
The Full Court of the Federal Court (Full Court) recently handed down its decision in Buzzacott v Minister for Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities.Read More
Federal Court imposes penalties on Victorian Government for Construction Code adverse action breaches - But where next for construction industry regulation?
In this In Brief, we examine Justice Bromberg’s decision as a prelude to considering a number of developments and likely future directions for construction industry regulation under the new Coalition federal government.Read More
In what circumstances would the conduct of the Docket Judge give rise to the apprehension so that he or she should stand aside?Read More
In the largest set of opposition proceedings in Australian trade mark history, iconic Australian brewer CUB has emerged victorious from a dispute with a rival brewer intent on assuming control of a selection of CUB’s heritage brands.Read More | Download PDF
Save Little Manly Beach Foreshore Incorporated brought judicial review proceedings against Manly Council to prevent Council from disposing of its land on the Little Manly Beach foreshore.Read More
Off the plan sales (Victoria) rescission risk - What changes to subdivision plans will “materially affect” lots?
In Lockwood v PSP Investments Ltd, the Court held that the purchaser had validly rescinded off-the-plan contracts of sale on the basis that the vendor’s amendments to the plan of subdivision materially affected the lots the subject of the contracts.Read More