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HTMLDelay in Reinstatement Inexcusable: Perram
Adam Salter; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
August 1, 2014, previously published on July 2014
Justice Perram has declined to stay an order for the reinstatement of an employee after the deadline for reinstatement had passed. Lynda Pykett sued her employer, TAFE NSW, for unfair dismissal on the basis that hers was not a genuine redundancy. She succeeded, and Commissioner McKenna ordered on...

 

HTMLFederal Circuit Court Opens Door to Discrimination Claim for Dismissal in Event of Sickness
Adam Salter; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
August 1, 2014, previously published on July 2014
The Federal Court has permitted an employee, who was dismissed after taking 10 months' leave to fight cancer, to proceed in a claim against his employer for adverse action. Elliot McGarva was employed by Enghouse Australia Pty Ltd but after contracting stomach and liver cancer had gone on leave for...

 

HTMLReturn to Sender: Terminated Employee Not Entitled To Retain Company Documents
Adam Salter; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
August 1, 2014, previously published on July 2014
The Federal Court has held that a terminated employee is not entitled to retain documents after termination for the purposes of prosecuting a claim against the employer.

 

HTMLLaw Firm Investigative Reports No Longer Confidential?
Adam Salter; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
August 1, 2014, previously published on July 2014
Justice Whelan of the Federal Court has held that an investigatory report into the conduct of an employee is not covered by client legal privilege. Accordingly, it may be disclosed to the subject of the report.

 

HTMLRating Agency Liability to Investors Upheld by Australian Federal Court of Appeals
Steven W. Fleming; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
June 24, 2014, previously published on June 2014
In a landmark decision, a bench of three judges of the Full Federal Court—which essentially acts as the Federal court of appeal in Australia—has, in ABN AMRO Bank NV v Bathurst Regional Council [2014] FCAFC 65, unanimously upheld a first instance decision which ruled that global ratings...

 

HTMLSignificant Changes to Australian Privacy Laws
Adam Salter; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
May 6, 2014, previously published on May 2014
Several major changes to Australia's privacy laws took effect on March 12, 2014. Amendments to the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) ("Privacy Act") introduced by the Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Act 2012 (Cth) included changes to the enforcement powers of the information...

 

HTMLWhat to make of the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission’s 2014 Enforcement Priorities
Jason A. Beer, Nick Taylor; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
April 10, 2014, previously published on April 2014
As is with most enforcement agencies, resource limitations require the prioritization of activities and enforcement actions. In releasing the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission's (ACCC) 2014 Compliance and Enforcement Policy, the agency has sought to identify its priority enforcement...

 

HTMLContinuing Legal Developments in Response to the Situation in Ukraine
Renato Antonini, Sean Thomas Boyce, Steven W. Fleming, Michael P. Gurdak, Fahad A. Habib; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
April 2, 2014, previously published on March 2014
As anticipated in our recent Commentary "Imposition of Sanctions Measures in Response to the Developing Crisis in Ukraine" and our updating Alert "Further Legal Developments in Response to the Situation in Ukraine," there have been recent developments that have led to the...

 

HTMLNew Zealand Cartel Case Demonstrates the Importance of an Effective Compliance Strategy
Jason A. Beer, Nick Taylor; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
March 5, 2014, previously published on February 2014
Antitrust challenges commenced in the final days of 2013 by the New Zealand Commerce Commission (NZCC) provide a timely reminder to businesses operating in the Asia-Pacific that authorities in that region enforce their antitrust laws with the same vigor as in the United States and Europe.

 

HTMLAustralia to Prosecute "Unreasonably High" Prices When Carbon Tax Repealed
Jason A. Beer, Nick Taylor; Jones Day;
Legal Alert/Article
March 5, 2014, previously published on February 2014
Earlier this week Australia's Federal Treasurer issued a Direction under the Competition and Consumer Act (2010) to require the Australia Competition and Consumer Commission to undertake formal monitoring of the prices, costs and profits of a range of businesses in Australia in anticipation of the...

 


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