Apple v Samsung case provides timely reminder of litigation document retention requirements
A recent case involving Apple and Samsung provides a timely reminder to businesses about the importance of proper document retention when current or ...
13 Sep 2012 / Georgina King, Associate and Kelly Marshall, Solicitor read more
Crowd funding - the new source of finance
On 14 August 2012, ASIC issued guidance to promoters of ‘crowd funding’ to clarify arrangements that may be regulated by ASIC under the Corporations Act ...
13 Sep 2012 / Alistair Jaque, Partner and Phillip Briffa, Solicitor read more
Copyright and the Digital Economy Issues Paper Released
The Copyright and the Digital Economy Issues Paper has been released. Tim Hemingway and Kelly Marshall look at what the ALRC are investigating.
13 Sep 2012 / Tim Hemingway, Partner and Kelly Marshall, Solicitor read more
High Court - Barclay Decision - Stop Press
The High Court of Australia unanimously determined that the first instance decision of Justice Tracey in the Federal Court of Australia was the correct one ...
7 Sep 2012 / Richard Ottley, Partner and Laura Sowden, Solicitor read more
Outgoings - review of lettable area
Broadly speaking, the definition of the lettable area in a lease must be appropriately drafted and scrutinised to ensure that it encapsulates the intention ...
16 Aug 2012 / Cvetanka Trpeski, Senior Associate read more
ACMA agrees to register the Telecommunications Consumer Protection Code
On 11 July 2012, the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) agreed to register the new Telecommunications Consumer Protection Code (TCP).
16 Aug 2012 / Kelly Marshall, Solicitor read more
Following candidates or employees on social networking sites: A minefield
Employers are increasingly using social networking sites to vet potential employees and to monitor the behaviour of current employees. This development ...
16 Aug 2012 / Matthew Hall, Partner and Kelly Marshall, Solicitor read more
Beware - Adverse Action may result in reinstatement
A recent general protections claims case highlights the possibility of reinstating employees subjected to adverse action and therefore the need for ...
16 Aug 2012 / Warwick Ryan, Partner and Nathan Huynh, Law Clerk read more
Update on Parental leave
On 1 October 2012 the balance of various provisions of the Paid Parental Leave and Other Legislation Amendment (Dad and Partner Pay and Other Measure) Act ...
16 Aug 2012 / Richard Ottley, Partner and Laura Sowden, Solicitor read more
ACCC takes early action on carbon price claims - make sure you don't make yourself a target
As part of the new carbon pricing scheme, the ACCC has been very active in ensuring businesses do not make misleading claims about price increases as a ...
20 Jul 2012 / Matthew Hall, Partner read more