Brian O'Callaghan and Justin Bernau show why parties to a preliminary agreement need to specify clearly what the agreement's effect is meant to be.
5 Dec 2013
The High Court has made clear that inadvertent disclosure of privileged material does not amount to a waiver, where it occurs in a court-ordered process and is responded to promptly, as Mary Still, Timothy Webb and Nadia Latti explain.
21 Nov 2013
It is possible for a successful class action to turn out to be almost worthless, according to a new Federal Court decision. Fred Hawke and Mark Waller see what this means for future class actions, and why companies should review the excess aggregation language in their liability insurances.
24 Oct 2013
James Hird's recent complaint about the way he was treated by the AFL has thrown the spotlight on private organisations' obligations towards their members. Peter Sise and Lara O'Rorke explore when procedural fairness might be a legal requirement.
26 Sep 2013
Recent anti-bribery and corruption prosecutions indicate problems arise not from failing to have a compliance program but from having an ineffective one. Randal Dennings sets out the basic steps you can take to detect a failing ABC compliance program.
26 Sep 2013