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On appeal from a preliminary question decided by Justice Rothman in Supreme Court of New South Wales defamation proceedings, the Court of Appeal has upheld the finding that media companies were...
The Court of Appeal has now in TFM Epping Land Pty Ltd v Decon Australia Pty Ltd  NSWCA 93 clarified that a non-compliant supporting statement by a head contractor under s13(7) of the...
This week, the Federal Court published judgments in three unfair preference claims brought by the liquidators of the Gunns Group. We acted for the liquidators in each proceeding.
This piece is designed to prompt thoughts of what changes may be required in private M&A documents in order to accommodate and allocate risks relating to COVID-19 and the fallout from this pandemic.
Last week, the Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia handed down the decision in WorkPac Pty Ltd v Rossato  FCAFC 84 dismissing WorkPac’s application for a declaration that Mr Rossato...
This note provides a summary of the key provisions of the Further Measures Act and New Regulations.
ASIC and ASX have both announced temporary changes to their respective regulatory regimes to facilitate capital raisings for listed entities in response to the economic impact of COVID-19.
Times are changing rapidly with the current flow of Coronavirus measures introduced to support businesses in debt and distress.
Last week the Australian Government announced a three step framework for a COVIDSafe Australia.
New competition laws will apply to generators and suppliers of electricity as of 10 June 2020.
Participants in Australia’s infrastructure sector are, as a general rule, already familiar with the Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) and Australia’s foreign investment regime.
The Commonwealth Treasurer exercised emergency powers under the Corporations Act to facilitate virtual meetings and electronic execution of documents by companies.
Navigating trade credit insurance policies.
On 20 August 2020, the Queensland Government announced that it will invest $5 million towards a pre-feasibility study of a potential new gas pipeline from the Bowen Basin.
A red light from the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) is not necessarily fatal when it comes to seeking approval for mergers but red light Statement of Issues (SOI) are becoming...
We are in daily communication with our clients, commercial property landlords, agents, consultants and tenants.
This article aims to provide a summary of the rules relating to the JobKeeper scheme.
On 24 April 2020, the Western Australian Parliament passed the Commercial Tenancies (COVID-19 Response) Act 2020 (WA) (the Act).
The EPA has released an updated guideline on its approach to GHG emissions assessment.
Sar Katdare and Andrew Willekes have prepared an easy to use Q&A on merger control in Australia.
This insight provides a short summary of the cumulative effect of the Act and the Regulations.
Partners Austin Bell and Andi Milidoni have written the Australian chapter for the International Comparative Legal Guide: Public Investment Funds 2020.
On 7 April 2020, the Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, provided details of the mandatory Commercial Tenancies Code of Conduct to be legislated and regulated in each state and territory.
As anticipated, on 8 April 2020, the Federal Parliament passed the Coronavirus Economic Response Package (Payments and Benefits) Act 2020 and related legislation which establishes the JobKeeper...
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