Insolvency

Statutory demands - how to make them and how to resist them 
 

Property

Voluntary planning agreements from a developer's perspective

Legislative amendments mean you must notify pollution incidents immediately

Landlord's failure to repair premises may result in compensation payment to tenant

Wording your contract to get the deal over the line
 

Construction

Disclaimer in expert report does not void adjudication determination

How does the carbon tax affect your contracts?

Entire agreement clause in construction contracts - implied terms and misrepresentations
 

Commercial dispute resolution

Uniform OH&S legislation extends duty of care and increases penalties

All asbestos exposures may be deemed a cause of mesothelioma

UK Bribery Act affects Australian companies with UK presence
 

Insurance

Good risk management can prevent many insurance claims

Claims and circumstances in professional indemnity and directors' and officers' insurance policies
 

Education

US bill to restrict social networking between teachers and students contested
 

Employment

Union members and adverse action under the Fair Work Act



 

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