CBP Focus September 2013
 

Insurance

Directors' dilemma - when to tell the D&O insurer?

Slips and falls in shopping malls - Coles Supermarkets v Meneghello

A medical practitioner's duty to warn and the two limb test for causation

Courts likely to take strict approach to excess insurance policy wordings

 

Property

Retail tenancy disputes in NSW - practice and procedure

Electronic conveyancing to make property transactions cheaper and more efficient

Lease deposits may be treated as unclaimed money under Banking Act amendments

 

Construction

Superintendent may issue progress certificate under AS4000-1997 even if builder issues no progress claim that month

 

Planning and environment

Businesses that implement an Environmental Management System (EMS) gain many benefits

 

Work health & safety

Work health & safety laws - are we moving towards a consistent national standard?

 

Transport and logistics

Foreign arbitration awards on voyage charterparties enforceable under Australian law

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