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Allens advises Sumitomo Australia on Infinite Energy acquisition
News 25 Jan 2019

Infinite Energy operates across various sectors of the WA energy industry, including providing power solutions for large commercial and industrial customers, selling solar photovoltaic ( PV ) and ...

Allens Number One for Project Finance transaction value
News 22 Jan 2019

The Allens team worked with clients across the private and public sectors advising on market-leading transactions including: The sale by the New South Wales Government of a 51% stake in the ...

Dismissal for scab-calling unfair
Insight 19 Jan 2019

The Full Bench of the FWC decided that an employer's decision to summarily dismiss an employee for calling another worker a 'f***ing scab' during protracted industrial disputation was unfair ...

Defective IFA survives to defeat underpayment claim
Insight 19 Jan 2019

The FCC rejected a truck driver's underpayment claim, finding that the terms of an individual flexibility arrangement applied to his employment, despite it not complying with the relevant legal requirements. ...

Update on unpaid family and domestic violence leave, and flexible working arrangements
Insight 19 Jan 2019

Since December 2018, all employees are entitled to unpaid family and domestic violence leave under the NES. Employers should also be aware of the new modern award requirements to discuss flexible working arrangements with employees. Senior Associate Tegan Ayling reports. ...

Service with labour hire company counts after a transfer of business
Insight 19 Jan 2019

The FWC has decided that an employee's service with a labour hire company will count as service with his new employer following a transfer of business ...

Federal Court rules on employer's power to require reasonable overtime
Insight 19 Jan 2019

In considering the terms of an enterprise agreement allowing an employer to require reasonable overtime, the Full Federal Court decided that the employer's increase in the number of overtime hours could constitute a breach of the agreement ...

Indemnity costs and offers of compromise
Insight 19 Dec 2018

How is the Federal Court currently handling the issue of offers of compromise and indemnity costs? Lawyer Phoebe St John recaps Reckitt Benckiser v GSK Australia (No 2) to find out the latest. ...

Four key principles from Sigma v Wyeth
Insight 19 Dec 2018

Justice Jagot's mammoth judgment in Sigma Pharmaceuticals (Australia) Pty Ltd v Wyeth sets down important principles relating to claims for damages under the usual undertaking as to damages, where an interlocutory injunction has been wrongly granted. ...

EU leads the way with counterfeit crackdown
Insight 19 Dec 2018

The European Commission has recently established the world's first counterfeit and piracy watch list, which aims to crack down on counterfeiting and piracy both within the European Union and in external suspect markets. Partner Tim Golder and Vacation Clerk Scott Sidley report. ...

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