Australia-wide, companies are navigating the uncertainties arising from COVID-19. Our previous White Papers identified the risks arising for construction projects
The Australian Law Reform Commission ("ALRC") has proposed welcomed reforms to simplify Australia's corporate criminal responsibility regime.
Recent legal and regulatory developments which relate to licencing and regulatory relief, consumer protection, financial markets, anti-money laundering
Two key actors in renewable energy, Australia and Germany, agree to a joint feasibility study to collaborate on the production of renewable hydrogen, in a further step towards achieving a global
On 31 August 2020, the Australian Law Reform Commission's Final Report on Corporate Criminal Responsibility was tabled in Parliament. The Final Report makes significant recommendations for reform
Sydney Criminal Lawyers
Aggravated sexual assault in NSW is a criminal offence which carries a maximum penalty of 20 years' imprisonment.
Sydney Criminal Lawyers
There has been an increase in the number of people seeking specialist family violence services throughout the pandemic.
The accused was charged with murder and a string of traffic offences in NSW, but may walk free for lack of evidence..
The COVID-19 retail and commercial leasing protections and relief in NSW are extended until 31 December 2020.
Broadley Rees Hogan Lawyers
Rent relief during this new extension period is available only if a lessee is eligible for the updated JobKeeper scheme.
This case demonstrates that caution is required when a party exercises a right to rescind or terminate a contract.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
The Court may grant an order to inspect the company books, despite hostility or ill-will of a member of the company.
Manufacturers and suppliers of these sports supplements should ensure that they are registered as medicines on the ARTG.
There is no retrospective relief for a company director's liability for insolvent trading, after the extension expires.
Discusses the further land tax relief measures recently introduced by the Victorian government.
Pointon Partners has a long history of providing legal advice to racing industry participants and institutions.
There has been an increase in the number of historic complaints of sexual harassment in the workplace since the pandemic hit.
Update on rent relief measures for commercial tenants in Victoria.
A new ACCC resale price maintenance case provides a timely reminder that manufacturers and suppliers must tread carefully with distribution arrangements related to price in Australia.
The SOP Act provides a regime where a person who has carried out construction work is entitled to progress payments.