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After several false starts, Australia's Parliament today passed the legislation which will introduce a carbon price for greenhouse emissions in Australia from 1 July 2012.
8 Nov 2011
The Fair Work Act says that employers must take all reasonable steps to give notice to their employees who will be covered by a proposed enterprise agreement about their right to be represented by a bargaining representative
8 Nov 2011
On 20 October 2011, the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) announced, in a letter to all Authorised Deposit-taking Institutions (ADIs), that Prudential Standard APS 120 Securitisation had been amended to remove the prohibition on the issuance of covered bonds by ADIs.
25 Oct 2011
The Australian Parliament passed the Banking Amendment (Covered Bonds) Bill 2011 on 13 October.
17 Oct 2011
Exclusions and limitations have a precise meaning separate to the scope of cover, according to the High Court's decision in Westport Insurance Corporation v Gordian Runoff Ltd  HCA 37 on exclusion clauses and section 18B of the NSW Insurance Act
10 Oct 2011