Corrs In Brief

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

Even Matildas need childcare: An analysis of Garriock v Football Federation Australia

8 August 2016

As the Matildas compete at the Rio Olympics, we revisit a recent decision rejecting an indirect discrimination claim by former midfielder, Heather Garriock.

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Dangerous Alliances: Is Peter Druker right about Joint Ventures?

5 August 2016

A quarter of joint ventures end in dispute, so is Peter Druker’s take on them accurate and how can you mitigate against things going awry?

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Keeping up with the Kardashians when recording and publishing private matters

4 August 2016

A timely reminder of the various laws across the States and Territories regarding the recording and publishing of private conversations or activities.

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Is Toll and Sea Swift the exception or a new normal?

3 August 2016

On 1 July 2016, the Australian Competition Tribunal granted Sea Swift Pty Limited authorisation to acquire Toll Marine Logistics Australia’s marine freight operations in the Northern Territory and Far North Queensland.

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Banks breathe easy for now

29 July 2016

It’s being hailed as a win for the banks. But could this week’s High Court decision in favour of ANZ be a pyrrhic victory?

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Avoiding jurisdictional error: Is near enough good enough?

28 July 2016

The recent decision of the WA Supreme Court of Appeal in LORAC v Samsung [2016] WASCA 130 is an important one for parties seeking (or resisting an application for) judicial review of an adjudicator’s determination.

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Court Of Appeal Clarifies Restrictions in Responsible Entity Voting

28 July 2016

We take a look at the decision in AMP Life Ltd v AMP Capital Funds Management Ltd & Anor [2016] NSWCA 176. The decision clarifies the voting restrictions placed on responsible entities and their associates.

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What constitutes an “offshore case”? An analysis of the Singapore International Commercial Court’s second decision

26 July 2016

A recent decision by the Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC) in Teras Offshore Pte Ltd v Teras Cargo Transport (America) LLC [2016] SGHC(1) 02 provides guidance as to when a dispute will constitute an “offshore case”.

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Defamation Actions: What are the costs of partial success?

25 July 2016

Two recent appeal decisions – Hardie v Herald and Weekly Times Pty Ltd (No 2) and De Poi v Advertiser-News Weekend Publishing Company Pty Ltd (No 2) - have provided important practical guidance on two aspects of defamation practice.

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‘Without Prejudice’ Communications in Commercial Settlement Discussions

22 July 2016

If used correctly ‘without prejudice’ communications can assist in the timely and efficient resolution of commercial disputes (including disputes relating to claims on live projects). This article explores practical issues associated with the use of

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