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Avoid social media folly: Seafolly v Madden case study and our top tips

What happens when a company vents their frustration about a competitor on Facebook? How does the law respond? Learnings from Seafolly v Madden.

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Beyond the hubris - Why foreign investment matters

Foreign direct investment into Australia fell by 26% last year. What’s happened to Australia’s golden status as a preferred investment location?

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Do resources companies have to compensate land owners for their time?

Do Queensland land owners have a right to compensation for the time they spend negotiating conduct and compensation agreements?

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Breathing life into the Asian Century White Paper

A new Implementation Plan sets out the paths of action and time-frames to achieve the Australia in the Asian Century White Paper’s 25 key objectives.

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HIH offers yet another lesson for investors - This time on the dangers of convertible notes

Holders of HIH (NZ) convertible notes have little hope of recovering any of their investment. But it didn’t have to end this way…

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New Fair Work Act amendments ignore greenfields agreements strife

Deadlocks between unions and employers over greenfields agreements will persist and investment will suffer.

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Can the NSW planning system change its spots?

The NSW Government has released the White Paper on its proposed new planning system.

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Environmental finance: A new way to finance your building retrofit

A new lending product is incentivising property owners to upgrade the environmental efficiency of their existing buildings.

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Financing Australia’s shale gas revolution

Shale gas promises to revolutionise world energy markets. But what is its future in Australia?

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What do productivity, performance contracts and a bank fee dispute have in common?

Performance based contracts could play a major role in boosting Australia’s productivity, but a court decision may threaten their future.

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Will a single state planning policy change anything in Queensland?

Queensland’s new state planning policy promises simplicity, but can it deliver?

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