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Defamation| 09 Mar 2021
How effective is defamation law as a tool to moderate debate on a heated topic? What can the media and commentators report? We look at when and how defamation law can be used.
Corporate & Commercial| 05 Mar 2021
Directors of listed entities, and their insurers, are set to benefit from a relaxation of continuous disclosure laws, which are shortly to be made permanent under new legislation.
Thinking| 29 Jul 2019
Last week, the Federal Government introduced a revised bill into Parliament to establish the National Sports Tribunal. This follows an earlier draft bill introduced into Parliament in February 2019 which did not proceed due to the recent Federal election...
Thinking| 05 Feb 2019
On 1 February 2019, following a whirlwind 12-month inquiry, Commissioner Hayne delivered his greatly anticipated Final Report of the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry. It was released to the public on 4 February 2019.
Litigation & Dispute Resolution| 12 Oct 2018
In its recent decision in Ancient Order of Foresters in Victoria Friendly Society Limited v Lifeplan Australia Friendly Society Limited  HCA 43, the High Court has highlighted the expansive remedies that can be ordered against a party who is found to ...