Welcome to the August edition of CBP Focus


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 


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 


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



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

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