April GD Newsletter

Insurance and General

  • High Court confirms engineer liable for all project losses caused by misleading certificate
  • Work Accident – Is it or isn’t it a motor accident?
  • Can you re-register a company after more than 15 years?
  • The Fundamental Principles of Subrogation and Recoupment
  • ASIC eyes backdated director resignations
  • Lapse of temporary COVID-19 relief measures for executing documents and holding virtual meetings

Construction Roundup

  • A minor error with a big effect: the importance of getting the details right
  • Victorian Court of Appeal hands down its decision on Lacrosse Tower

Employment Roundup

  • New rule for casual employees

Workers Compensation Roundup

  • The fine line between a “journey” and “in the course of employment” under the WCA 1987

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March GD Newsletter

Insurance and General

  • Proper Construction of an ISR Policy Regarding Declared Assets
  • Whether the Duty of Utmost Good Faith Precludes a Security for Costs Application by an Insurer
  • To Renew or Not to Renew COVID 19 and Leasing
  • May the Force (Majeure) Be With You
  • Personal Property Securities Act – Case Law Update

Construction Roundup

  • Steps to Comply with the Recent Legislative Reform of the Construction Industry
  • The Utility of Expert Determination: the Proof is in the Clause

Employment Roundup

  • Unreasonable Stand Down Direction –COVID 19
  • Casual Employment Period Included in the 12 Month Minimum Employment Period for an Unfair Dismissal Claim

Workers Compensation Roundup

  • Developments in COVID-19
  • Section 60 of the Workers Compensation Act 1987 – Commission Goes to Pot !!
  • Arbitrators can determine medical disputes without referral to an AMS

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