Welcome to the August edition of CBP Focus

Insurance

Avoiding the risk of under-insurance

Director unable to access professional indemnity policy for legal costs related to ASIC proceedings

Directors' and officers' liability insurance - 10 questions your should ask your broker

Indemnity assessment checklist - will your claim pass the threshold?

Valid offers of compromise and costs in NSW and Victoria

New regime to apply to financial planners and advisers who provide advice on taxation matters

Australia's Bridgecorp handed down 
 

Property

Using mediation to resolve leasing and property disputes

Property litigation – extending or removing caveats on property

Risk management for property professionals - how to avoid being sued

Stamp duty is now payable on call option nominations in NSW

Powers of Attorney Amendment Bill 2013 passed in NSW 
 

Construction

How will the July 2013 changes to the carbon tax affect your business?

Construction company fails to overturn adjudication determination in Supreme Court of NSW

Agripower Australia v J&D Rigging 
 

Workplace relations

Employers beware: technology provides more avenues for sexual harassment

Employers need to follow their redeployment procedures when making employees redundant

 

Transport and logistics

Maritime legislation: long anticipated reforms now in force

Charterers entitled to withhold hire due to underperformance of vessel

 

Education

Student awarded damages due to harm sustained as a result of bullying at school 
 

This is commentary published by Colin Biggers & Paisley for general information purposes only. This should not be relied on as specific advice. You should seek your own legal and other advice for any question, or for any specific situation or proposal, before making any final decision. The content also is subject to change. A person listed may not be admitted as a lawyer in all States and Territories. © Colin Biggers & Paisley, Australia 2019.

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