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Litigation & Dispute Resolution| 08 May 2019
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.
Litigation & Dispute Resolution| 09 Oct 2018
Following a brief period of public and stakeholder consultation, the Federal Government has wasted no time in formally establishing the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety, by the issue of Letters Patent dated 8 October 2018.
Litigation & Dispute Resolution| 20 Sep 2018
The first part of the ABC’s Four Corners five-month special investigation into the aged care sector made for confronting viewing.
Litigation & Dispute Resolution| 15 Oct 2017
A recent and widely-reported decision by the High Court on criminal sentencing, in which an appeal against a ‘manifestly inadequate’ sentence for incest was allowed, may have broader ramifications.
Litigation & Dispute Resolution| 30 Jun 2017
Treasury’s ASIC Enforcement Review taskforce, initiated by the Federal Government last year to review ASIC’s enforcement regime, has this week issued three ‘Positions and Consultation’ papers that propose significant increases to ASIC’s powers.