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|Federal Court of Australia Rejects "Common Fund" for Litigation Funders|
John Emmerig, Michael J. Legg; Jones Day;
September 14, 2015, previously published on September 2015In theAllco shareholder class action, an application was filed by the two applicants/representative parties seeking court orders for the appointment of International Litigation Funding Partners Pte Ltd ("ILFP") as the funder of the class action on the terms of the litigation funding...
|Major Asset Privatisations Commencing in Australia's Energy and Infrastructure Sectors|
Gregory K. Begaud, Bill Napier, James Parker, Tony Wassaf; Jones Day;
June 18, 2015, previously published on June 2015The Australian federal and state governments are embarking on major asset privatisation programs, with the first assets about to hit the market. The privatisation programs are being boosted by federal government incentives to state governments, which recycle the proceeds into infrastructure under...
|Australia: Australian Fair Work Commission Signals New Willingness to Terminate Restrictive Enterprise Agreements that have Passed Their Nominal Expiry Dates|
Stephanie Crosbie, Adam Salter; Jones Day;
May 26, 2015, previously published on Spring 2015A Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission (the "FWC") in Aurizon Operations Limited: Aurizon Network Pty Ltd  FWCFB 540 has ordered the termination of 12 enterprise agreements that had passed their nominal expiry dates.
|Australia: Uncovering the Exploitation of Temporary Labor within Australia's Agricultural and Food Processing Sector|
Adam Salter, Michael Whitbread; Jones Day;
May 26, 2015, previously published on Spring 2015On May 4, 2015, Four Corners, an Australian investigative journalism program, broadcasted a report titled "Slaving Away," uncovering the exploitation of temporary labor within Australia's agricultural and food processing sector (the "Report"). The Report examined the conduct of...
|Unreasonable to Require Consideration of Redeployment to "Associated Entities" Lacking Common Managerial Control|
Adam Salter; Jones Day;
May 15, 2015, previously published on May 2015In recent FWC decisions, the unfair dismissal claims of four mineworkers employed by a Rio Tinto subsidiary have been dismissed by the Commission, confirming that workers who seek redeployment in an associated entity must establish evidence of overall managerial control and integration between the...
|Fair Work Commission Rules that Compulsory Health Assessments are Unreasonable|
Adam Salter; Jones Day;
May 15, 2015, previously published on May 2015In Transport Workers' Union v Cement Australia Pty Ltd  FWC 158, the Fair Work Commission ("FWC") ruled that it was unreasonable for Cement Australia Pty Ltd ("Cement Australia") to introduce a compulsory Physical Risk Review Program (the "Program")....
|No Implied Term of Mutual Trust and Confidence in Probationary Contracts|
Adam Salter; Jones Day;
May 15, 2015, previously published on May 2015In State of New South Wales v Shaw  NSWCA 97, the Court of Appeal overturned a decision of the District Court of New South Wales in which it implied a term of mutual trust and confidence in the probationary contracts of two Aboriginal teachers.
|Australia: The Extraterritorial Application of Australian Employment Law|
Clare Langford, Adam Salter, Michael Whitbread; Jones Day;
March 26, 2015, previously published on Winter 2015Australia's national industrial relations statute, the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (the "Act"), imposes numerous duties on Australian employers and grants Australian employees numerous rights and entitlements. However, in certain situations, the Act has an extended application, which foreign...
|Australian Antitrust Enforcement Focuses on Healthcare & Life Sciences|
Jason A. Beer, Stella Lee, Bevin M.B. Newman, Nick Taylor; Jones Day;
February 25, 2015, previously published on December 2014The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has continued its focus on the healthcare and life sciences sectors this year, most recently commencing litigation against Little Company of Mary Health Care, operator of Calvary Health (Calvary), a major Australian healthcare provider.
|China-Australia Free Trade Agreement: Form of Investor-State Dispute Regime Remains Unclear|
Steven W. Fleming; Jones Day;
December 22, 2014, previously published on November 2014On November 17, 2014, China and Australia announced they had reached a Free Trade Agreement ("ChAFTA", the "Agreement"). The ChAFTA text has not been finalized, but that is expected in the coming months. At this stage, the public can only glean insights from the recently...