Thought leaders from around the world contribute their perspectives on landmark cases, new legislation, and legal perspectives on new technologies, business practices, and civil procedure.
What we know about Australia’s new corporate whistleblowing regime—and what previous cases from the U.K. can teach us.
The challenges before the Australian insurance industry.
Troy Lewis, Shaun Whittaker, David Harley, and Tony Rutherford
Doing well and doing good need not be mutually exclusive. Housing developments that provide both solid long-term returns and positive social outcomes, often through public-private partnerships, are an idea whose time has come throughout Australia.
Where does responsible lending end and unconscionability begin? Australian courts have come to vastly different conclusions. An overview of current case law.
Can we really have it all? The pursuit of the harmonious intersection of Australia’s agricultural and resources industries and the environment.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
The importance of global trade policy seems certain to explode for companies in the decade ahead. Mercantilism, nationalism, dispute-settlement mechanisms: What does it all augur for businesses throughout the Asia-Pacific region?
Never mind the pandemic—the greatest upheaval facing the hospitality-and-gaming industry is being fomented by regulators, who are now putting their chips on the table in an effort to ensure fair play, and legal compliance, for all.
Are nonfungible tokens (NFTS) all their biggest enthusiasts claim they are? At DLA piper, we think so. Here’s a basic primer—and a look at how we’re working to monetise this newest asset class for the benefit of our clients.
Ensuring probity and above-board behaviour in both the public and private sector is always important—and that importance can be particularly stark during a major crisis like the pandemic. An overview of a year’s worth of commissions and inquiries.
Reforms, impacts on the industry and investors carve out the future path of aged care law in Australia.
Samantha Daly and Lara Douvartzidis
Converging trends in Australia and the Netherlands: reasonable foreseeability in climate change law and other novel developments.
The results include an elite field of top lawyers and firms.
We asked The Best Lawyers in Australia: What advice would you give your younger self?
Carolyn Pugsley, the Joint Global Head of Practice for Corporate, Australia at Herbert Smith and Freehills, discusses policy changes affecting the M&A market in Australia as well as the impact of the pandemic on the practice.
Australia's 2020 “Law Firm of the Year” honoree in Energy Law
Attorneys Costas Condoleon and Sam Nickless from the Australian firm Gilbert + Tobin discuss the firm's 2020 award, how Australia’s Corporate Law practice is preparing for the world’s transforming economic landscape, and the international community’s demands of its businesses.
Australia’s 2020 “Law Firm of the Year” in Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Benjamin Caddaye, Law Clerk and Alicia Hill
With the changing of a contract in a franchise agreement, certain rights you thought you were entitled to might get lost in translation.
Rohen Cullen and Caroline O’Connor
The wilfully blind beware.
The ancient Chinese belief is that the characteristics of the prevailing animal and element in a lunar year will heavily influence people’s behaviour and wider events in that year.
Environmental Impact Bonds offer governments, investors and non-government participants the opportunity to focus on outcomes rather than activities.
Increased government stewardship and a stronger user orientation are two of the key elements shaping this process.