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High Court decision limits scope for builders quantum meruit claims
Builders must ensure compliance with contractual & statutory regimes regarding entitlements to payments so as to ensure payment.
Australia
22 Oct 2019
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To tweet or not to tweet? That was the question.
Recent case highlights that dismissals must be justified, follow a fair process & be proportionate to the employee's conduct.
Australia
13 Aug 2019
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Proposal to extend the unfair contract terms regime to insurance contracts
The draft Bill proposes amendments to enable the unfair contract terms regime to apply to insurance contracts.
Australia
1 Aug 2019
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Defamation and corporate Facebook pages – a company can be deemed the publisher of third-party troll comments
The decision has implications as to how companies should manage their Facebook pages to avoid possible defamation claims.
Australia
5 Jul 2019
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Spontaneous combustion: How spontaneous does it need to be - in a damages insurance claim?
The Federal Court considered the term "spontaneous" in the context of a perils exclusion clause in an insurance policy.
Australia
14 Jun 2019
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Opportunity to introduce policies on domestic violence leave for employees
Employers should implement a domestic violence leave policy and ensure all employees understand the new entitlements.
Australia
24 May 2019
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Repudiation of an emplyment contract: not what you bargained for
An employer who repudiates an employment contract may be found liable for unfair dismissal and/or for breach of contract.
Australia
24 May 2019
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Current uncertainty regarding the significant injury threshold exception in Victoria
Uncertainty as to whether the threshold for significant injury applies to liability claims relating to intentional acts.
Australia
24 Apr 2019
9
Labour hire law in Victoria – licensing, liabilities and the looming deadline!
This Limelight discusses the requirements, risks and penalties brought about by the Victorian labour hire legislation.
Australia
17 Apr 2019
10
Crime reporter successfully recovers damages from The Age for psychiatric injury
Recent case reminds employers that they owe a duty to their employees in relation to foreseeable psychological injuries.
Australia
13 Mar 2019
11
Banking Royal Commission – summary of findings with respect to mortgage broking and home loan lending
This edition of Limelight focuses on the Commission's recommendations made in respect to the home loan mortgage industry.
Australia
8 Feb 2019
12
Banking Royal Commission final report – in a nutshell
The article provides an overview of comments and recommendations in the final report of the Banking Royal Commission.
Australia
8 Feb 2019
13
To expect class action reform – ALRC report released
The basis for the Inquiry was the increased prevalence of class action proceedings, and the role of litigation funders.
Australia
4 Feb 2019
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Do the Victorian Wrongs Act thresholds for non-economic loss apply to ACL claims?
A claimant in Victoria is precluded from claiming non-economic loss damages unless they suffer a 'significant injury'.
Australia
4 Feb 2019
15
Tribunal refuses suitable employment order – Largest employer in South Australia successfully defends s18 application
This decision is an important recognition of the limits of "equivalent employment" in section 18 of the RTWA 2014 (SA).
Australia
4 Feb 2019
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Publishers up for $300,000 for publishing defamatory newspaper articles actuated out of malice
The award of damages took into account that syndication increased the scope of publication and resulting hurt and harm.
Australia
17 Dec 2018
17
First case on the duty of a debenture trustee under section 283DA(a) of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth): Oztech Pty Ltd v Public Trustee of Queensland (No 15) [2018] FCA 819
It can be seen that trustees' duties under section 283DA of the Corporations Act and in equity are extensive and onerous.
Australia
17 Dec 2018
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Change is coming – consultation and employee requests for flexible work arrangements
Employers affected by these changes need to be aware of their new obligations and ready to respond to employee requests.
Australia
12 Dec 2018
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Causes of data breaches, industries most impacted and regulator comments following the first 8 months of the NDB Scheme
Trends are emerging from the quarterly statistical data reports released by the OAIC on data breach notifications.
Australia
29 Nov 2018
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Financial services business fined $9M – A sign of things to come or just one bad egg?
Some of the worst examples of misconduct in the financial services industry were set out in this recent FCA judgment.
Australia
17 Nov 2018
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