This month's feature article comes from our corporate and commercial team: Australian universities' potential liability for courses that fail to deliver. Also this month we bring you articles on insurance, property, planning and environment, and employment and safety.

We welcome all media enquiries and feedback on our articles, as well as any suggestions you may have on topics you would like to see covered in future editions of CBP Focus.

Until next month,

Caroline Cohen
Special Counsel


Group members not prevented from raising individual defences
Demurrage clauses and their enforceability under English Law


Seven practical considerations for agreements subject to development consents
Deposits of less than 10% in property transactions

Corporate and commercial

Australian universities' potential liability for courses that fail to deliver

Planning and environment

Foreign ownership of water entitlements registration update
Planning and environment: a recap of 2016 and what to expect in 2017

Employment and safety

Highest fine ever for a single offence under OHS laws handed down by a Victorian Court

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