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Going South(ern): Summary enforcement of loans after Great Southern

31 August 2018

This week’s TGIF considers an increasingly common issue – how to conduct enforcement proceedings where a borrower’s loan is part of concluded group proceedings like those in Great Southern and Timbercorp.

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Public examinations during liquidation: which documents can liquidators obtain?

24 August 2018

How far do liquidators’ powers to demand documents for public examinations extend? In this week’s TGIF, we consider these questions in the context of the recent case of Re Cathro.

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A casual conundrum: Federal Court confirms substance over form when assessing casual employment

22 August 2018

The Full Federal Court has confirmed the essential criteria of casual employment, finding that an employee who was described as a casual but worked a regular roster set a year in advance was a permanent employee.

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The proposed Consumer Data Right scheme: What are the key features?

20 August 2018

The proposed ‘Consumer Data Right’ (CDR) is a scheme where individuals and businesses are able to access ‘their data’, or direct that their data is shared with other entities.

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Restoring trust – request to reinstate granted

17 August 2018

This week’s TGIF considers Brislane v ASIC, in the matter of Chiswick Universal Pty Ltd (in liq) [2018] FCA 1095, where the Court ordered that a deregistered company be reinstated to recover a valuable interest vested in the Commonwealth.

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True colours: the importance of getting colour right

15 August 2018

The recent Frucor v Coca-Cola decision relating to the colour green for Frucor’s ‘V’ Energy drinks highlights the importance of getting the colour right - the first time round.

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Stitched up by a subpoena side-step – methods for obtaining transcripts of ASIC examinations

10 August 2018

This week’s TGIF considers the case of TW McConnell Pty Ltd v SurfStitch Group Ltd (administrators appointed) (No 2) [2018] NSWSC 1149 and the different methods by which transcripts of examinations carried out by ASIC may be obtained, as well as like

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The Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA): An overview

8 August 2018

Businesses involved in the provision of financial services are being urged to ensure they understand new obligations stemming from the launch of the Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) on 1 November 2018.

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What do Queensland’s new labour hire licensing laws mean for you?

8 August 2018

The Labour Hire Licensing Act 2017 (Qld) commenced on 16 April 2018 and introduces a mandatory licensing regime for providers of labour hire services in Queensland.

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The changing world of work: Is flexibility the way of the future?

2 August 2018

The changing world of work and the developing trend towards more flexible work, workers and workplaces continues to be a hot topic globally for lawyers, unions, politicians and workers alike.

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