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The Western Australian Government's long-awaited response to review of the Construction Contracts Act 2004 was recently released amid further scrutiny on government-managed construction projects and contractor insolvencies.
Jones Day
In some cases these fees or surcharges are higher than what a bank charges to these merchants for use of the system.
Holman Webb
Businesses should ensure that any promotions do not cross a 'fine line' between acceptable and misleading or deceptive.
HBA Legal
A plaintiff's evidence about an event will almost always be accepted over others because they would best remember it.
Thynne & Macartney
This decision would impact employers, particularly when long term casual employees transition to permanent employment.
Carroll & O'Dea
In addition to having a Will, many farmers need to incorporate valid testamentary contracts into their estate plans.
Sparke Helmore Lawyers
We look at some key outcomes in the first two years of operation and ask what it has meant in practice for employers.
The FWC has adopted a broad interpretation of the term "continuous service", that has implications for certain employees.
Periods of regular and systematic casual employment must be considered when calculating redundancy pay for employees.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
The WA government has announced that it will be implementing measures to provide greater protections to subcontractors.
Swaab Attorneys
A provision in a contract, that seeks to impose a penalty on a contracting party in breach, is not enforceable.
Jones Day
Climate policy has been a highly controversial topic in Australia over the last three election cycles.
Marque Lawyers
The FWC decided that employers must recognise regular and systematic casual employment when calculating redundancy pay.
HHG Legal Group
It is the best interests of the child that is of paramount importance, not a parent's interpretation of their "rights".
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Those in the development industry should consider these draft changes now, as they will affect most development design.
A valuer may not be able to do a market rent review of licensed premises based on turnover figures, if none are provided.
This decision highlights areas where conflicts can arise in a commercial transaction involving multiple secured parties.
Holley Nethercote commercial & financial services lawyers
Part I deals with key concepts of DTR, the mandatory reporting of OTC derivative transactions to trade repositories.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Fundamental changes will be required if the benefits of the Australia-China trading relationship are to continue.
The FWC has observed that bullying can take many forms, including humiliating, intimidating or threatening behavior.
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A recent NSW decision has implications for liquidators of trustee companies dealing with trust funds and priority debts.
Moodys Gartner Tax Law LLP
Many US citizens living in Australia and elsewhere around the world have found themselves faced with the difficult decision of whether to keep or renounce their US citizenship.
Holding Redlich
Recent cases indicate it is becoming more common for employees to record contentious conversations in the workplace.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
With preparations for the new unfair contract laws, have you considered that your commercial leases could be affected?
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Now that the dust has settled on the UK's vote for Brexit, the extent of the challenges for business is becoming clearer.
Sparke Helmore Lawyers
Employers must consider the employee's personal circumstances in case that termination could be considered unfair.
This article outlines recommended steps for an internal investigation, as distinct from an investigation by a regulator.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
There is a heavy onus on a party to prove it does not have to comply with contractual dispute resolution clauses.
This case shows how the Court applies the reasonable person test to determine if conduct is likely to mislead or deceive.
Clyde & Co
The plaintiff, Mr Berryman, was a self-employed carpenter who suffered an injury at work on 7 July 2009 when a large rock crushed his foot.
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