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The Full Federal Court has allowed the Commissioner of Taxation's appeal in the first case on the promoter penalty laws (Commissioner of Taxation v Ludekens  FCAFC 100).
06 Sep 2013
Monday's WA Supreme Court decision overturning the environmental approvals for the Browse LNG Precinct at James Price Point north of Broome raises fundamental questions about Western Australia's environmental assessment process and may mean proponents will need to assess the validity of the EPA assessment of existing, current and future proposals (The Wilderness Society of WA (Inc) v Minister for Environment  WASC 307).
23 Aug 2013
The ACCC's win on appeal against Lux Distributors clarifies how courts will apply the Australian Consumer Law's unconscionable conduct provisions, and is likely to bolster the ACCC's efforts to prove other cases of alleged unconscionable conduct in commercial or small business transactions (Australian Competition and Consumer Commission v Lux Distributors Pty Ltd  FCAFC 90).
19 Aug 2013
The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has released further guidance on how it will treat authorised deposit-taking institutions' (ADIs) applications to establish a secured committed liquidity facility (CLF) as part of its implementation of the Basel III liquidity framework in Australia.
09 Aug 2013
The High Court of Australia has upheld the Federal Government's Minerals Resource Rent Tax (Fortescue Metals Group Limited v The Commonwealth  HCA 34).
07 Aug 2013