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Principals and contractors need to be aware that in not registering security interests under the PPSA 2009, they may risk serious consequences.
The New Companies Ordinance (NCO) will come into effect on 3 March 2014. It includes changes that affect the way documents may be executed.
The Fair Work Commission has upheld the dismissal of an employee who refused to acknowledge that he had read and understood his employer’s social media policy.
Western Australia’s workers’ compensation scheme commenced operation in 1981.
The Abbott government is proposing to use its constitutional powers to remove existing arrangements contained in awards, agreements and company policies.
The Administrative Decisions Tribunal has upheld an employee’s claims of indirect racial discrimination because the employer’s selection criteria excluded members of a certain race.
Justice Gordon has handed down her decision in Paciocco v ANZ, concerning whether bank fees charged by ANZ were penalties or otherwise unconscionable under relevant legislation.
An employer was entitled to sack an employee who was allegedly planning to steal company property, rather than waiting for the theft to actually occur.
Maurice Blackburn has formally abandoned its novel attempt to have a related entity fund a class action in which it acts for the applicant.
The government has released further exposure draft legislation for the long-awaited final ‘third’ element in the investment manager regime (IMR).
The Federal Court has dismissed defamation and discrimination claims against Google Australia.
As part of ‘A Plan for Australian Jobs’, the government plans to roll out the Australian Industry Participation plans.
On 15 April 2013, significant changes to Australian patent law will come into force...
The first surrender date under Australia’s Carbon Scheme is fast approaching, with the interim surrender date now only four months away.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has released its new Compliance and Enforcement Policy.
Blanket notification of claims is likely to be sufficient to trigger an insurance policy.
Opinions on Several Issues Concerning the Implementation of the Regulations on Work-related Injury Insurance (Consultation Draft) has been released to solicit public comments.
The Decision on Strengthening Network Information Protection was promulgated by the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress and came into effect on 28 December 2012.
King & Wood Mallesons comments on a case where an indemnity agreement for a work-related injury was revoked for obvious unfairness.
Employers warned over evading payment of employee’s wages.