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Mining, agriculture and construction equipment: a new UNIDROIT financing regime is coming

The UNIDROIT MAC protocol will create a new regime for financing mining, agriculture and construction equipment, and may affect a wide range of Australian entities.
Andrew Chew
Jodie Burger
Sarah Clouston
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What do the new ipso facto stay provisions mean for government contracts?

For contracts entered into after 1 July 2018, the ability of a contract counterparty to rely on so called ‘ipso facto clauses’ triggered by the occurrence of an insolvency event is limited.
Andrew McCormack
Victoria Thurston
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Unlocking implementation strategies to reduce recidivism

Australia is facing record prisoner numbers – putting pressure on an already stretched system. Between 2012 and 2017, Queensland saw a 52% increase in the prison population.
Eddie Scuderi
Jodie Burger
Viva Paxton
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Defamation trials: why plaintiffs are Rush(ing) to file in the Federal Court

Since the Federal Court of Australia decided that it has jurisdiction to hear defamation matters in Crosby v Kelly, defamation practice in Australia has developed to afford plaintiffs a number of early strategic advantages.
Richard Leder
Sanjay Schrapel
Conor O’Beirne