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Chambers Asia Pacific 2016 - Leading Firm

Chambers Asia Pacific 2016 - Leading Firm

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View our latest publications, articles, case reviews and events.

Publications

20 April 2016
We are delighted to publish a quick guideline and comparison chart on Data Privacy principles in different APAC jurisdictions.
29 February 2016
Welcome to the latest edition of Shipping and Commodities Brief.
5 February 2016
Welcome to the first edition of London Market Brief.

Articles

11 January 2018
The coming into effect of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in May 2018 will introduce important changes requiring greater vigilance over compliance if fines are to be avoided.
15 December 2017
On 7 December 2017 the Court of Appeal of NSW handed down its judgment in Goode v Angland [2017], in which it unanimously dismissed the appeal against the decision of Harrison J (Goode v Angland [2016]). This judgment sets up an important precedent which will be of great use to various professional sports organisations and leagues, as well as their insurers, when defending claims arising from injuries suffered by professional sports players.
12 December 2017
The EU's new privacy law, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will take effect in May 2018 but its impact is not limited to European businesses. Australian businesses with European customers or staff may be affected too.

Case reviews

24/10/2017
The Federal Court has recently held that a number of terms used by JJ Richards & Sons Pty Ltd (JJ Richards) in their standard terms and conditions (T&Cs) with small businesses are unfair, and therefore void under the Australian Consumer Law (ACL).  
19 April 2017
The NSW Court of Appeal (“NSWCA”) recently delivered a decision which identifies some key factors to consider when resolving ambiguities in insurance contracts. The decision, Zhang v ROC Services (NSW) Pty Ltd [2016] NSWCA 370, emphasises the proper use of punctuation and the importance of precision in drafting.
17 November 2016
Does the Australian Court of Appeal’s interpretation of “unlikely ever” in a Permanent Total Disablement insurance policy claim suggest that the English courts might also veer away from the mathematical “probability test” approach?
 

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