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7 July 2017
Proposed changes to Australia's competition and consumer law framework.
30 June 2017
As part of its 2017-18 Budget, the Australian Government announced a range of measures impacting Australia's financial sector. Most controversially, the Government will impose a “major bank levy” on Australia’s five major domestic banks, which...
28 June 2017
Newsletter of the commercial contracts group and litigation group on case law and regulation relating to civil law, commercial law, economic regulation and consumer law
28 June 2017
Lettre d'actualités de jurisprudence et de réglementation des groupes contrats commerciaux et contentieux : droit économique, droit des contrats, droit de la consommation (également disponible en anglais)
23 June 2017
This edition of "Contentious Commentary: Hong Kong" covers: · Travel agency loses first decision under new competition law · No civil claim...
Supreme Court Continues Its Restrictive Approach to Personal Jurisdiction, Barring 'Mass Actions' by Plaintiffs from Multiple States against an Out-of-State Corporate Defendant
20 June 2017
On June 19, 2017, continuing a trend, the U.S. Supreme Court issued an opinion that once again clarified—and narrowed—the sorts of contacts that can subject a defendant to personal jurisdiction in a specific state, a constitutional requirement in all...
31 May 2017
In the landmark decision of Grand China vs. Spar Shipping, the Court of Appeal confirmed that, in the absence of an express term, a charterer's failure to pay hire punctually is not a breach of a condition (which would entitle the shipowner at law to terminate...
24 May 2017
On May 22, 2017, the Supreme Court held in Water Splash v. Tara Menon that the Hague Service Convention permits service by mail so long as the receiving state has not objected and service by mail is recognized by the jurisdiction hearing the suit. This decision...
10 May 2017
A first instance judge has limited the scope of litigation privilege for entities under investigation by regulatory or criminal authorities. Anticipation of an investigation will not suffice to offer litigation privilege, nor will the investigation itself...