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2019
18
Oct

Guide to Health Privacy

By: Rhys Williamson

Health service providers (including day hospitals, clinical physicians and diagnostic service providers) have obligations about their patient’s personal information under…

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09
Sep

News Alert – Mahoneys’ $1.2 million victory in Ridd case

By: Mahoneys

Mahoneys has successfully acted for Dr Peter Ridd in his high-profile case against James Cook University (JCU). Last Friday, the…

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07
Mar

Anti-competition laws will soon apply to IP arrangements

By: Rhys Williamson

Until recently, intellectual property licences, assignments or arrangements (including patents, trade marks or copyright) were exempt from the Restrictive Trade…

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01
Mar

Be careful: your Personal Property Security Register (PPSR) registrations may lapse soon

By: Rhys Williamson

If you registered security interests on the PPSR when it launched seven years ago, you would be wise to check…

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11
Feb

The compliance challenge

By: John Mahoney

In this modern world of extreme regulatory control it should perhaps come as no surprise to most readers that there…

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2018
17
Jan

Recent victories for managers

By: Ben Seccombe

Towards the end of 2017 we secured a number of victories for our clients in various situations and in various…

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2017
22
Dec

Mahoneys secures important – business saving – Christmas victory for caretaker

By: Mitchell Downes

Mahoneys is currently acting for a caretaker in a termination dispute with a body corporate. Earlier in the dispute, Mahoneys…

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23
Oct

Exciting changes to bankruptcy to promote entrepreneurial activity

By: Mitchell Downes

Readers may remember the Commonwealth government previously announcing a plan to reduce the term of an ordinary bankruptcy from three…

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05
Oct

Game-changing decision for body corporate debt recovery

By: Ben Sandford

A recent decision of the District Court in Townsville has seriously changed the legal landscape for bodies corporate who seek…

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19
May

What is accessorial liability?

By: Mitchell Downes

Accessorial liability in the civil context goes back (at least) as far as Selbourne LC’s speech in Barnes v Addy…

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