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Thinking| 18 Sep 2019
Some important issues have been clarified at the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability’s first public sitting held in Brisbane on 16 September 2019...
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| 08 May 2019
Hall & Wilcox Health and community law alert The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability has formally commenced, with the Letters Patent and terms of reference released. This follows a period of consultation since Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Minister for Families and Social Services Paul Fletcher announced the […]
Thinking| 07 Mar 2019
A recent Federal Court decision recognises the expansive reach of the statutory and fiduciary duties owed by company directors. However, the company’s unsuccessful attempt to hold third parties liable as accessories to its director’s breaches of statutory duties highlights the importance of properly pleading and proving that an alleged accessory has actual knowledge of all […]
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. The Commission’s Final Report is a weighty tome and contains a broad range of […]