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In-house Counsel Updates
In-house Counsel Updates
30 November 2018
A cautionary tale - settling defamation claims
In-house Counsel Updates
25 September 2018
The decision that could redefine casual employment
In-house Counsel Updates
14 March 2018
Qualifying periods vs probationary periods of employment: how different are they?
In-house Counsel Updates
11 October 2017
Illegal Phoenixing - Can it be extinguished by law reform?
In-house Counsel Updates
27 September 2017
Working from home: Beware the employee dressed as a contractor
In-house Counsel Updates
16 August 2017
A new era in governance of incorporated associations
In-house Counsel Updates
19 July 2017
Freezing orders: shutting the door before the horse has bolted
In-house Counsel Updates
23 June 2017
“Out with the old, in with the new: courts begin applying major insolvency reforms”
In-house Counsel Updates
05 April 2017
Is working overseas “continuous” for the purposes of the Long Service Leave Act?
In-house Counsel Updates
24 February 2017
President Trump’s executive order affects the privacy rights of non US citizens
In-house Counsel Updates
28 November 2016
Reminder: Unfair Contract Terms Amendments have come into force
In-house Counsel Updates
18 August 2016
Workplace investigations and the Security and Related Activities (Control) Act
In-house Counsel Updates
03 August 2016
Collateral contracts and contractual promises: Clarification from the High Court
In-house Counsel Updates
29 June 2016
How to respond when served with a subpoena: compliance, objection, setting aside, and recovering costs
In-house Counsel Updates
25 May 2016
Pay now, litigate later: a key decision of the WA Court of Appeal
In-house Counsel Updates
24 February 2016
Adverse Action – the boundaries may be expanding
In-house Counsel Updates
16 October 2015
Contractual Construction – further clarification from the High Court
In-house Counsel Updates
01 September 2015
The admissibility of video wills
In-house Counsel Updates
02 July 2015
A cautionary tale about the need for interaction between Wills and self-managed super funds
In-house Counsel Updates
07 May 2015
New “chain of responsibility” laws widen the criminal law liability net for company directors and officers in the transport industry
In-house Counsel Updates
04 May 2015
Register early to avoid disappointment
In-house Counsel Updates
25 February 2015
Harassment policy found to be contractual and binding on the employer
In-house Counsel Updates
20 February 2015
Lavin v Toppi: is co-contribution from your co-surety a sure thing?
In-house Counsel Updates
29 January 2015
The Lawyer’s duty – without fear or favour
In-house Counsel Updates
28 November 2014
IP theft – don’t be the next victim
In-house Counsel Updates
16 October 2014
Virtual currencies – ATO guidelines for bitcoin
In-house Counsel Updates
30 September 2014
Construction of contracts – the admissibility of surrounding circumstances and the “true rule” in Codelfa
In-house Counsel Updates
01 September 2014
Does the Construction Contracts Act impact your business?
In-house Counsel Updates
29 May 2014
The new bullying legislation - the first five months
In-house Counsel Updates
24 April 2014
Social media in the workplace – traps for employers and employees alike
In-house Counsel Updates
14 March 2014
Case¹ Note: Reasonable endeavours – the High Court speaks, 5 March 2014
In-house Counsel Updates
10 March 2014
Class action for recovery of bank fees – the next stage in the saga
In-house Counsel Updates
30 January 2014
The power of arbitration clauses
In-house Counsel Updates
20 November 2013
What is bundled consent?
In-house Counsel Updates
07 November 2013
Inadvertent mistake in commercial litigation – a journey of discovery
In-house Counsel Updates
23 October 2013
WA’s shield laws pass their first test
In-house Counsel Updates
25 September 2013
The judicial reception to telephone tower challenges – not having a bar of it
In-house Counsel Updates
29 August 2013
To market, to market: Beba Enterprises Pty Ltd v Elle Pty Ltd [2013] WASAT 120
In-house Counsel Updates
03 July 2013
Your right to silence is fundamental
In-house Counsel Updates
28 June 2013
Casinos, unconscionability and gamblers
In-house Counsel Updates
19 June 2013
Adverse action and workplace safety
In-house Counsel Updates
22 May 2013
Reforms to the Privacy Act
In-house Counsel Updates
07 May 2013
High Court validates irregular appointment of director
In-house Counsel Updates
27 March 2013
ASX Listing Rule changes for oil and gas reporting
In-house Counsel Updates
06 March 2013
Newcrest Mining Limited v Michael Emery Thornton – Traps where there are multiple wrongdoers
In-house Counsel Updates
02 October 2012
High Court dismisses continuous disclosure action against FMG and Andrew Forrest
In-house Counsel Updates
30 August 2012
Power to order inspections of plant and equipment
In-house Counsel Updates
03 July 2012
Time off work on workers’ compensation benefits is “continuous service”
In-house Counsel Updates
13 June 2012
Will internet service providers (ISPs) get caught in the iiNet (decision) for online defamation?
In-house Counsel Updates
07 June 2012
Perth
In-house Counsel Updates
18 May 2012
iiNet’s recent High Court decision on copyright of commercially released films and TV programs
In-house Counsel Updates
10 May 2012
James Hardie: When is an in-house counsel liable as an officer of a company?
In-house Counsel Updates
03 May 2012
James Hardie High Court decision - the importance of company minutes
In-house Counsel Updates
29 March 2012
New light on de facto directors Grimaldi v Chameleon Mining NL (No.2) [2012] FCAFC 6
In-house Counsel Updates
28 February 2012
Recovery of costs in litigation
In-house Counsel Updates
29 November 2011
‘Adverse action’ under the Fair Work Act
In-house Counsel Updates
01 November 2011
The Personal Property Securities Act – what it means for the property sector
In-house Counsel Updates
30 September 2011
Consumer protection takes the stage?
In-house Counsel Updates
02 August 2011
The Centro case and the wider implications to directors’ and officers’ insurance
In-house Counsel Updates
07 July 2011
Centro case – the central messages
In-house Counsel Updates
24 June 2011
Are You Being Served? What to do if you receive a subpoena to produce documents
In-house Counsel Updates
17 June 2011
Shareholders to get some teeth on executive remuneration
In-house Counsel Updates
27 May 2011
The new Federal Occupational Health and Safety legislation: practical steps
In-house Counsel Updates
10 May 2011
High Court clarifies the approach to setting aside transactions made with the intention of defrauding creditors under property law statutes
In-house Counsel Updates
28 February 2011
New Professional Conduct Rules for Inhouse Counsel
In-house Counsel Updates
21 December 2010
James Hardie appeal: non-executive directors head back to the boardroom, however the inhouse counsel may have to remain outside
In-house Counsel Updates
27 November 2010
Internet espionage: domain name hijacking
In-house Counsel Updates
30 September 2010
Disorganised litigation
In-house Counsel Updates
06 September 2010
A Current Affair – an event of default?
In-house Counsel Updates
28 May 2010
Use of unfair contract terms prohibited
In-house Counsel Updates
27 April 2010
Rectification costs for breach of contract
In-house Counsel Updates
02 March 2010
Internet defamation
In-house Counsel Updates
05 February 2010
Kookaburra Laughing in the Land Down Under
In-house Counsel Updates
04 February 2010
Roadshow and others told to 'hit the road' in copyright case
In-house Counsel Updates
27 November 2009
Don't go breaking our hearts: Federal Court issues Spammers fine of over $15 million Australian Communications and Media Authority v Mobilegate Ltd (No 4) [2009] FCA 1225
In-house Counsel Updates
09 September 2009
Gray Decision now Black and White
In-house Counsel Updates
27 August 2009
Reviews and disputes with the Australian Taxation Office:
In-house Counsel Updates
27 July 2009
Sour Grapes in the Vineyard - Rutter v Brookland Valley Estate Pty Ltd [2009] FCA 702
In-house Counsel Updates
24 June 2009
Continuous disclosure obligations - what is 'material' depends on the disclosing entity's intentions
In-house Counsel Updates
04 May 2009
The responsibility for continuous disclosure announcements in the light of James Hardie - Australian Securities and Investments Commission and Macdonald (No 11) [2009] NSWSC 287
In-house Counsel Updates
24 April 2009
Movie Network Channels Pty Ltd v Optus Vision Pty Ltd [2009] NSWSC 157
In-house Counsel Updates
06 March 2009
Falling markets & misleading conduct