On 14 November 2018, judgment was handed down by the New South Wales Supreme Court, Court of Appeal on whether a commercial land owner was entitled to recover rates, levied and paid, during the construction … Continued
On 3 August 2018, Justice Bromwich of the Federal Court handed down his decision in Commissioner of Taxation v ACN 154 520 199 Pty Ltd (in liq) (formerly EBS & Associates Pty Ltd)  FCA … Continued
In the recent decision in Minister for Immigration and Border Protection v SZVFW, the High Court allowed an appeal from a decision of the Full Federal Court, reiterating the role of appellate courts reviewing decisions … Continued
Regulatory bodies and other statutory decision-makers must ensure, when entering into contracts, they do not impose an unlawful fetter on their statutory discretions. If a contractual term comprises an unlawful fetter on the exercise of … Continued
The Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) recently released a Performance Audit Report called Procurement Initiatives to Support Outcomes for Indigenous Australians (ANAO Report No. 1 2015-16). The objective of the audit was to assess the effectiveness of … Continued
The Productivity Commission has recommended that law firms be permitted to enter into damages-based costs agreements (where the fees charged by lawyers are dependent on the amount of damages awarded to their clients) as a … Continued
Summary Earlier this month the United Kingdom Technology and Construction Court1 considered a legal challenge to a tender evaluation process conducted by the Milton Keynes Council. In his judgment, Justice Coulson was highly critical of … Continued
The recent High Court decision of Independent Commission Against Corruption v Cunneen  HCA 14 (ICAC v Cunneen) is important in clarifying the scope of the investigative powers of the ICAC. Established by the NSW … Continued
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