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Employment & Workplace Relations| 18 Dec 2020
The Australian branch of international cosmetics company Lush has entered into an enforceable undertaking with the Fair Work Ombudsman, and undertaken to back pay employees over $4.4 million.
Thinking| 17 Dec 2020
As we come to the end of a year like no other and look forward to the holidays, we farewell the year with a bumper edition of Public Law.
Tax| 17 Dec 2020
The Full Federal Court in Commissioner of Taxation v Healius Ltd  FCAFC 173 has overturned the Federal Court’s decision, determining that $158 million worth of lump sum payments made to medical practitioners were capital in nature and unable to be deducted.
Corporate & Commercial| 16 Dec 2020
The across-the-board $0 monetary screening threshold for all foreign investments will be lifted on 1 January 2021, as part of the much-anticipated reforms of the Foreign Acquisition and Takeovers Act 1975 (Cth) (FATA) and Foreign Acquisitions and Takeovers Regulation 2015 (Cth).
Financial Services| 15 Dec 2020
We examine ASIC’s final regulatory guide on the design and distribution obligations regime. In particular, we compare the final guidance with the draft regulatory guide released last year.