The Australian Government announced a range of important measures in the 2013-2014 Budget.
In the 2013-14 Budget, the Federal Government has promised to invest a further $24 billion on roads, rail and ports.
Transcript of the Budget Reply Speech made by the leader of the opposition.
Several leading law firms have worked together to develop a best practice industry approach to drafting security documents.
In a landmark decision for international arbitration in Australia, the High Court has affirmed that the autonomy of parties to agree the law and process under which their contractual disputes will be resolved is paramount.
Falling prices and high labour costs have forced resources companies to look at new technologies to boost productivity.
Companies should implement amendments to contracts and update compliance materials, to comply with the new regime.
The classification of premises as either RP or CRP for GST purposes has long been an area of unnecessary complexity.
In the negotiation of complex agreements, clauses providing for agreed damages on termination can be a sticking point.
This recent decision provides some guidance as to the basis on which a purchaser may rescind an 'off-the-plan' contract.
The Policy encourages private sector investment in infrastructure by providing an alternative to full private finance.
Parallel imports, overseas brands and registrability of building names came under scrutiny in Australian courts in 2012.
The ACCC took enforcement action against standard form consumer contract terms which were unfair and unenforceable.
The newsletter includes links to media releases, cases and legislation relating to superannuation & funds management.
Standard contracts for NSW retirement villages will be mandatory for contracts entered into on or after 1 October 2013.
We highlight below the salient points of the Federal Budget which was handed down on Tuesday.
Continuous disclosure is again attracting attention with recent amendments to the Listing Rules and a new Guidance Note.
The fact that Pepscanz' PUREX mark is well known in New Zealand was held against it in this recent opposition decision.
The levy could be costly for owners of large commercial and industrial buildings, and for tenants liable for outgoings.
Young people need to be aware of the possible criminal consequences of sexting and posting such images on the internet.