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Whistling in the wind: clarification on the limited retrospective application of the corporate and tax whistleblower protection regime
Insight 04 Oct 2023

The Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia has unanimously determined that the updated whistleblower protections that came into effect on 1 July 2019 do not apply to detrimental conduct engag ...

Best practice approach to communications between principals and superintendents
Insight 21 Sep 2023

This Insight sets out practical tips on achieving best practice communications between principals and superintendents in order to avoid any perception of bias, and summarises recent case law on the consequences of failing to heed this guidance. ...

A twist in the road for auto class actions
Insight 14 Sep 2023

This Insight summarises our key takeaways from the decision and includes our reflections on the implications for the class action risk facing automakers. ...

Latest constitutional challenge to notional GST fails
Insight 14 Aug 2023

Two recent decisions - Hornsby Shire Council v Commonwealth; and Landcom v Commissioner of Taxation - have rejected constitutional challenges to the notional goods and services tax (GST) voluntarily paid by the Commonwealth, states, local councils and statutory authorities. ...

Number of class action filings on track to significantly outstrip 2022
News 07 Aug 2023

The increase in filings has been fuelled by the first significant wave of cyber class actions following several high-profile data breach incidents, as well as a rise in competing class actions. 'Th ...

Future-proofing the energy transition: strategies for mitigating project disputes
Insight 27 Jul 2023

In this Insight, we explore the major trends that we believe will prove the most fertile ground for future projects disputes. ...

Awakening a sleeping giant: the growing authority of Australia's carbon market regulator
Insight 11 Jul 2023

The enforcement powers of the Clean Energy Regulator (CER) continue to expand, and these developments have implications for numerous stakeholders across the energy, resources and carbon market sectors and beyond. ...

It's riskier not investigating – why your organisation must confront serious allegations
Insight 05 Jul 2023

This Insight examines the risks of not investigating allegations of misconduct and sets out some ways you can gauge whether your company is set up to adequately investigate serious allegations. ...

Assessing damages through the rear view mirror: Quantum issues in automotive class actions
Insight 02 May 2023

Toyota Appeal gives comfort to automakers that courts will recognise efforts to resolve product defects. ...

When 'reliance damages' can be recovered after a breach of contract
Insight 06 Apr 2023

A plaintiff can choose whether to seek reliance damages. ...

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