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Kay v Sydney Airport Corporation Limited (No 2) [2014] NSWSC 1023 (29 July 2014) (Adamson J)

Kay v Sydney Airport Corporation Limited (No 2) [2014] NSWSC 1023 (29 July 2014) (Adamson J) 30 JULY 2014 Supreme CourtNew South Wales Medium Neutral CitationKay v Sydney Airport Corporation Limited (No 2) [2014] NSWSC 1023 Hearing Dates24 July 2014 Decision Date29/07/2014 JurisdictionCommon Law….” https://jade.barnet.com.au/Jade.html#!sy=339335

No further claims provisions do not prevent proposed variations to enterprise agreements – Toyota decision confirms

No further claims provisions do not prevent proposed variations to enterprise agreements – Toyota decision confirms 29 July 2014 | By Nicholas Ellery (Partner), Breen Creighton (Consultant) & Joshua Levy (Graduate Lawyer) | CORRS CHAMBERS WESTGARTH In Toyota Motor Corporation Australia Limited v Marmara [2014] FCAFC 84 (18 July 2014), a Full Court of the… Continue Reading

Australians warned of new internet surveillance tax

Australians warned of new internet surveillance tax 30 JULY 2014 | FINANCIAL REVIEW | Luke Malpass Australian consumers might have to pay a new “surveillance tax” if federal government plans to force telco companies to retain user data for two years go ahead. As reported in The Sydney Morning Herald , Attorney-General George Brandis said… Continue Reading

Twitter surges on growth in monthly active users

Twitter surges on growth in monthly active users 30 JULY 2014 | FINANCIAL REVIEW | SOCIAL MEDIA | Edwin Chan Twitter’s monthly active users rose a better-than-expected 24 per cent in the second quarter as the online messaging service mostly succeeded in stemming a dwindling pace of growth, sending its shares soaring after hours. Twitter,… Continue Reading

WikiLeaks publishes ‘unprecedented’ secret Australian court suppression order

WikiLeaks publishes ‘unprecedented’ secret Australian court suppression order July 30, 2014 | Philip Dorling | THE AGE WikiLeaks has struck again, releasing the text of a secret court order that cannot be published in Australia. The anti-secrecy group has this morning published a Victorian Supreme Court suppression order that WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange….” http://www.theage.com.au/national/wikileaks-publishes-unprecedented-secret-australian-court-suppression-order-20140730-zyc6m.html

Government environmental worker shot dead after serving notice to man illegally clearing vegetation at Croppa Creek

Government environmental worker shot dead after serving notice to man illegally clearing vegetation at Croppa Creek July 30, 2014 | NEWS.COM.AU THE man who allegedly shot and killed environment officer and father of two Glen Turner is a “well-respected member of the community”. Ian Robert Turnbull, 79, of Moree has been charged with murdering the… Continue Reading

Can banking solve its ethics problems?

Can banking solve its ethics problems? 30 JULY 2014 | FINANCIAL REVIEW | Neil Irwin The financial crisis that nearly brought down the global economy was triggered in no small part by the aggressive culture and spotty ethics within the world’s biggest banks. But after six years and countless efforts to reform finance, the banking… Continue Reading

Family-owned diamond wholesaler with $5 million turnover collapses

Family-owned diamond wholesaler with $5 million turnover collapses Tuesday, 29 July 2014 | Eloise Keating | SMART COMPANY A family-owned diamond wholesaler with a turnover of $5 million has collapsed. Sule Arnautovic of Jirsch Sutherland was appointed as liquidator for Miller Diamonds on July 18, with a notice issued….” http://www.smartcompany.com.au/growth/43025-family-owned-diamond-wholesaler-with-5-million-turnover-collapses.html?utm_source=SmartCompany&utm_campaign=8e09b5b117-Friday_5_June_201305_06_2013&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_234118efee-8e09b5b117-93735706

German Group Sues to Block European Banking Union

German Group Sues to Block European Banking Union By JACK EWING | JULY 28, 2014 | THE NEW YORK TIMES FRANKFURT — A group of euro-skeptics that has opposed Germany’s participation in the currency said on Monday that it had filed a lawsuit to block a plan at the heart….” http://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/29/business/international/europolis-sues-to-block-european-banking-union.html?partner=rss&emc=rss&_r=0

Ross Parsons Law and Business Series: Business and Human Rights

Ross Parsons Law and Business Series: Business and Human Rights 6-7.15pm, Wed 6 August In this complimentary 2014 Ross Parsons Law & Business seminar to be held in honour of the late Fiona Gardiner-Hill, Associate Professor Ian Lee (University of Toronto) and Donald Robertson (Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills) will address the topic ‘Business and Human… Continue Reading