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Employees engaged in lawful industrial activity aren't immune from adverse action, says High Court
17 Oct 2014
An employee whose actions while on a stop-work protest breached his employer's Code of Conduct was dismissed lawfully, according to the High Court (Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union v BHP Coal Pty Ltd [2014] HCA 41)
The price of success
16 Oct 2014
Karen Evans-Cullen finds that a takeover adviser's success fee depended on the timing of the target board's recommendation.
Clayton Utz acts for JLMs on A$485.8 million Regis Healthcare IPO
13 Oct 2014
Clayton Utz has advised Macquarie Capital (Australia) Limited, Evans and Partners Pty Ltd and Morgans Corporate Limited on Regis Healthcare Limited's A$485.8 million Initial Public Offering (IPO) on the Australian Securities Exchange, launched last week.
High Court sets out duty of care for builders of commercial property
09 Oct 2014
The High Court has refused to find builders owe a duty of care to subsequent purchasers of commercial premises in the context of claims for pure economic loss (Brookfield Multiplex Ltd v Owners Corporation Strata Plan 61228 [2014] HCA 36)
Probation, community service, adverse publicity – alternative remedies for cartels
17 Oct 2014
Michael Corrigan gave this session at the 2014 ICN Cartel Workshop Breakout Session, Taipei on cartel remedies.
Selecting the right environmental approvals pathway for your project: the options in Queensland
16 Oct 2014
With the recent wave of reforms in Queensland, Karen Trainor and Kathryn Pacey say it's time to consider your options for environmental assessments, and the issues to consider in selecting the right environmental assessment process for your project
Clayton Utz grows national Workplace Relations team with new Canberra partner
10 Oct 2014
Clayton Utz has appointed specialist workplace relations lawyer Jennifer Wyborn to head up the firm's Workplace Relations, Employment and Safety (WRES) practice in Canberra.
Clayton Utz congratulates LMA on financial close on first stage of East West Link PPP
07 Oct 2014
Clayton Utz congratulates Linking Melbourne Authority and the State of Victoria on achieving financial close on the landmark $6.8 billion East West Link Stage One road PPP on 3 October 2014.
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