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.
Increased government stewardship and a stronger user orientation are two of the key elements shaping this process.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Australia’s leading independent law firm, Corrs Chambers Westgarth, has represented well-known comedian and actress, Rebel Wilson, in her successful defamation proceedings against Bauer Media, the German-based global media giant.
Environmental Impact Bonds offer governments, investors and non-government participants the opportunity to focus on outcomes rather than activities.
John W.H. Denton AO
"How do we make intelligent choices and decisions now when US policy is unclear? Inauguration Day is 20 January 2017. It is useful to look at the key policy approach identified in the campaign."
The Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (Act) has been amended by the Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Act 2017 (Cth) (the Amending Act). The Amending Act introduces a mandatory data breach notification regime where an “eligible data breach” occurs. The amendments will commence on February 23, 2018, unless they are proclaimed to commence earlier.
Fortunately, for procuring authorities, process contracts can generally be excluded with a well-drafted exclusion clause in the tender.
John W.H. Denton AO
Globalization and technology are converging in a way that challenges orthodoxy.
Patrick Monahan and Andrew Tulloch talk about their work with Colin Biggers & Paisley.
So, what should business borrowers – private equity or otherwise - keep front of mind right now when it comes to financing debt?
A court in Brazil temporarily blocked access to WhatsApp on the basis that its owner had shown “total disrespect for Brazilian laws." What happens now?
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.
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.
What are ‘Reasonable Steps’ to Protect Personal Information’? 5 Key Lessons from the Privacy Commissioner’s Determinations
It is important to implement reasonable steps to protect any personal information they hold against misuse, interference, loss, unauthorized access, modification or disclosure.
Henry Skene and Mitchell Brennan
Reshaping the boundaries of trade union conduct: recent Australian developments.
Public Stadium Projects - Can They Be Made Into Economic Champions or Will They Always be Wooden Spooners?
Developing stadiums has numerous social and economic benefits that can be long-term and wide-ranging. But how can stadiums be developed given the current uncertainty of funding?
The Lloreda Camacho & Co. attorney discusses the firm's 2019 “Law Firm of the Year” award for Intellectual Property Law.
Rohen Cullen and Caroline O’Connor
The wilfully blind beware.
Is it a problem to use an app on your phone, such as TapeACall or Automatic Call Recorder, to record a call?
"The Financial Ombudsman Service Australia (FOS) issued a Determination whereby a bank had to reimburse a customer for money sent to an offshore ‘boiler room’ known to the bank to be a scam."
Patrick Monahan and Damian Clancy
While corporate administrators often operate in firms, their appointment is personal. When an administrator leaves the employ of their firm, their appointment is unaffected by that departure.
Paul C. Van Slyke
Your company name and important brand names are two types of your most valuable business assets. Without your company name and brand names, consumers and trade buyers would not be able to identify easily (and choose) your goods or services over those of another.
On 23 March 2016, the Turnbull Government announced the establishment of a $1 billion Clean Energy Innovation Fund (CEIF) to provide debt and equity funding for clean energy projects.
Victorian courts have long been reluctant to disrupt the status quo when it comes to appointing expert referees in proceedings. But a recent decision by a Supreme Court of Victoria judge in Construction Engineering could signal a shift in the court’s attitude to appointing expert referees in complex or technical cases.
Copyright is an exclusive right to do things like copying, reproduction, performance or communication of subject matter that qualifies for copyright protection.
The way the existing laws and regulations are being applied is clearly changing under the Buy American, Hire American Executive Order.
Andrew B. Greenfield
For many U.S. employers, the new year means the beginning of H-1B cap season.