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May 14, 2021

Supreme Court considers the operation of an arbitration agreement

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May 11, 2021

NSW Supreme Court Interprets Scope of an Indemnity

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May 5, 2021

The Prevention Principle and Supporting Duty of Cooperation

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May 3, 2021

English High Court Fails to Find Design Certifier Owed Duty of Care

A recent decision between Multiplex Construction Europe Ltd v Bathgate Realisations Civil Engineering Ltd [2021] EWHC 590 (TCC) considered whether...

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April 27, 2021

The Effect of Absolute Discretion on the Application of the Prevention Principle

The recent New South Wales Supreme Court decision of Growthbuilt Pty Ltd v Modern Touch Marble & Granite Pty Ltd [2021] NSWSC 290 considered the...

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April 22, 2021

WA Supreme Court Interprets Intention of Term Sheet

A recent decision of the WA Supreme Court considered the terms of a heads of agreement for a joint venture in circumstances where one party attempted to effect...

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April 13, 2021

UK Supreme Court Finds Arbitrator Breaches Duty to Disclose

A recent decision of the United Kingdom Supreme Court (UKSC) in Halliburton Company v Chubb Bermuda Insurance Ltd (formerly known as Ace...

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April 9, 2021

Federal Court of Australia Considers Enforcement of Foreign Arbitration Agreements

A recent Federal Court of Australia (FCA) decision considers, amongst other things, the interaction between Australian federal laws and...

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April 1, 2021

Court Dismisses Claims for Breach of Contract and Fiduciary Duty Between Joint Venturers

The Supreme Court of Victoria in Brady Queen Pty Ltd v Austhome Developments Pty Ltd [2021] VSC 18 has dismissed claims for breach of contract and...

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April 1, 2021

Security’s Commercial Purpose is Key to Principal’s Right to Call on Builder’s Security Bond

The recent Supreme Court of Tasmania decision of Hansen Yuncken Pty Ltd v Parliament Square Hobart Landowner Pty Ltd [2021] TASSC 7 considered a...

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February 1, 2021

High-Risk Cladding Products Prohibited in Victoria

On 28 December 2020, the Victorian Minister for Planning issued a Declaration under s 192B of the Building Act 1993 (Vic) prohibiting the use of...

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