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Contracting with governments
Insight 27 Mar 2020

The ability to enter into, and enforce, contracts with governments is complicated by the principle that governments cannot fetter the future exercise of their discretionary powers (known as the 'fettering doctrine'). Taken to an extreme, ...

Damages
Insight 27 Mar 2020

There is a general rule that damages for breach of contract are assessed at the date of breach. 1 This rule does not apply, however, if assessing damages at a different date would more appropriatel ...

Impact of COVID-19 on superannuation
Insight 25 Mar 2020

Like all industries, the superannuation industry is facing some immense challenges in light of the rapidly developing COVID-19 pandemic. Key among those challenges will be dealing with the fallout ...

Queensland's new regulatory framework for safety in the resources industry
Insight 25 Mar 2020

Queensland Parliament has passed legislation that, when it comes into effect on 1 July 2020 , will change the state's regulatory framework for health and safety in the resources industry. ...

Industry cooperation and collaboration during a pandemic; ACCC merger reviews; and obligations regarding cancelled orders and events
Insight 24 Mar 2020

Industry collaboration in a time of coronavirus; ACCC grants urgent interim authorisations to banks and supermarkets to cooperate during pandemic; COVID-19's impact on the speed of ACCC merger reviews and the issues the ACCC will consider in distressed sales; your obligations regarding cancelled events and orders; promoting goods and services during the pandemic; and the ACCC's Scamwatch on high alert. ...

Two safe harbours for the storm of COVID-19
Insight 24 Mar 2020

COVID-19 is causing upheaval around the world and is disrupting businesses, regardless of their size, industry or fundamental viability. Many companies and directors are for the first time having t ...

Impact of COVID-19 on corporate financing transactions
Insight 23 Mar 2020

An analysis of the practical implications of COVID-19 on corporate financing transactions and a summary of some key documentation issues that arise because of this global issue, along with tips to address them. ...

Impact of COVID-19 on debt capital markets
Insight 23 Mar 2020

An analysis of the practical implications of COVID-19 on debt capital markets and a summary of some key documentation issues that arise because of this global issue, along with tips to address them. ...

Enforceability of industry codes of conduct
Insight 16 Mar 2020

Proposed changes giving ASIC powers in relation to financial services industry codes of conduct means that obligations in these codes may become enforceable. This is interesting because the draftin ...

ASIC finalises new regulatory framework for foreign financial services providers
Insight 13 Mar 2020

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has unveiled the much-anticipated new regulatory framework for foreign financial services providers that supply financial services to wholesale ...

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