Bright skies and a favourable tail wind for large scale renewable energy in Australia has construction lawyers excitedFor the last decade, the resources boom in Australia had helped keep many construction lawyers here extremely busy documenting (and litigating and arbitrating about!) the vast amount of mine (especially iron ore and coal) and oil and gas infrastructure that was being constructed across the country...
Frequently M&A disputes are resolved by arbitration. This article examines various issues to consider when choosing to arbitrate a dispute that arises out of a M&A transaction and gives some invaluable tips in the context of agreeing the Sale and Purchase Agreement ("SPA") to help ensure that you...
In the past couple of years, transfer pricing has been pointed to by media and politicians as being at the heart of international tax avoidance. The arm's length principle has been blamed for being flawed and outdated and for arguably facilitating the concentration of profits in low-taxed entities...
One of the most interesting cases in 2013 in the product liability space is Wallace v Kam  HCA 19. In Wallace v Kam, the High Court held that a medical practitioner was not liable for physical injury sustained by a patient as a result of an inherent risk materialising in a medical procedure,...
The US Sherman Act (1890), prohibiting "contracts, combinations and conspiracies in restraint of trade," is perhaps the oldest competition statute in the world. Yet, because the act's prohibitions are almost constitutional in dimension, its application constantly evolves and develops through case...