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A look at how board-level considerations of climate change must shift, and the potential consequences if they do not.
Case review 11-07-2019
The recent decision of AIG Australia Limited v Kaboko Mining Limited [14.06.19] confirms that an insolvency exclusion in a directors’ and officers’ (D&O) policy will not automatically apply to claims against former directors of an insolvent company.
Following on from our previous article on significant issues in Australia’s building and construction industry, we provide an update on a recent important development relating to Aluminium Composite Panelling (ACP).
Following a major development boom in Australia, recent events have highlighted significant issues in the building and construction industry.
Retentions are a controversial issue within the construction industry. It is common for a sum of money – often around 5% of the total value of a contract – to be retained by employers against their suppliers until the end of the project.
Case review 16-07-2018
Following a lengthy 21-day hearing, the NSW Supreme Court has dismissed proceedings brought against former directors, officers and employees of Forge Group Limited by its surety providers.
Case review 13-02-2017
A covert video made by another guest in a hotel in Nashville has led to a US sports reporter being awarded USD$55 million in damages - of which USD$27 million is payable by the hotel's management company and owner. Could a similar case of invasion of privacy in Australia or Asia produce the same result?