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Globalisation presents the world with a range of opportunities and challenges. For human resource departments and superannuation practitioners, one challenge is the application of the superannuation guarantee legislation.
1 Mar 2013
A procedure which is followed on an almost daily basis, a lease disclaimer, may appear to be straightforward and uncomplicated, but below even the most quotidian processes lies a complex and not entirely settled body of law.
1 Mar 2013
Are the days of the massive sexual harassment claims numbered? Courts are certainly scrutinising ambitious claims carefully, if the decision in Richardson v Oracle Corporation Australia Pty Limited  FCA 102 is any guide.
21 Feb 2013
In 1995, Australia introduced a statutory national access regime which is now contained in Part IIIA of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (the Act). The report of the national competition policy review in 1993 recommended that a new legal regime be established under which firms could, in certain circumstances, be given a right of access to specified "essential facilities".
19 Feb 2013
The old joke was that a prospectus was the fat bit in front of the share application form. A more modern version might be that a product disclosure statement is the fat thing that stops your car insurance renewal fitting into your letterbox.
11 Feb 2013