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Planning law update – Central built city form review – Amendment C270

The Victorian Minister for Planning announced the Government’s Built City Form Review in September 2015. At the same time, it introduced…

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Commercial Directions

Deal or no deal? Omitting work and terminating for convenience

As the economic worm turns and principals become increasingly nervous about entering into long term and high value contracts, many are…

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Commercial Directions

Rewarding employees with bonuses: when discretion gets tricky

Employers need to carefully understand the difficulties which can be faced in determining the entitlement to and calculation of employee bonuses.…

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Workplace Directions

Is your business ready for the new Australian privacy principles? (part 1)

The Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (Privacy Act) regulates the collection, use, storage and disclosure of personal information relating to individuals. The…

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High Court confirms recognition and enforcement in Australia of arbitral awards

Advantages of arbitration include the speed at which disputes are resolved, and the confidential nature of the process. However, difficulties can…

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Implications of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission on the charity sector

Not-for-profit and charitable organisations are large contributors to the Australian economy, injecting approximately $43 billion to the Australian economy each year…

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Companies face greater risks when using social media

The recent Federal Court decision of Seafolly v Madden [2012] FCA 1346 has highlighted the importance of exercising caution before posting…

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Local lawyer wins prestigious public speaking prize

A young insurance lawyer from Moray & Agnew’s Newcastle office was last night awarded the 2013 Australian Insurance Law Association Ron…

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