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The High Court decides: Insurers can be joined

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High Court of Australia unanimously confirms courts have jurisdiction to declare rights under an insurance agreement on the motion of a party not privy to that agreement.

12 February 2016

Federal Circuit Court: hospital interpreter failed to prove termination constituted adverse action because of a mental disability

11 February 2016

This case considered whether a police officer was discriminated against & victimised on grounds of her carer's responsibilities.

11 February 2016

High Court of Australia: prosecuting agencies making submissions regarding an agreed penalty in civil proceedings may be considered.

11 February 2016

Federal Court of Australia: employee entitled to workers' compensation for injuries from assault by another employee.

11 February 2016

Victorian Department of Education and Early Childhood Development to repay $37m to 46,000 teachers.

11 February 2016

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KWM has been lead legal adviser to NAB on its demerger and cross-border IPO of CYBG PLC.

09 February 2016

KWM has partnered with the CBR Innovation Network and PwC to support and drive Canberra’s innovation ecosystem.

04 February 2016

Costa Group has established a joint venture with Driscoll's to create a berry production company in China.

04 February 2016

KWM has been named Best Financial Law Firm, at FinanceAsia’s 2015 Achievement Award for Australia and New Zealand.

03 February 2016

KWM has been recognised for a third year running as a leading international law firm by WTR in its annual WTR 1000 rankings.

01 February 2016

Global Competition Review's GCR Elite names King & Wood Mallesons as one of the top 20 Competition practices in the world.

26 January 2016

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In a fraught legal environment for the Australian sports sector, we forecast the issues and challenges of greatest concern for 2016.

04 February 2016

Key issues currently affecting and shaping the global telecommunications industry including 5G technology and the IoT.

28 January 2016

In this unique report, KWM addresses some of the most complex issues facing foreign investors in China.

14 December 2015

Blockchain is more than bitcoin. Its technology and potential far exceeds digital currencies.

30 November 2015

The growth & investment opportunities and challenges for international companies in China’s evolving oil, gas & shale market.

13 November 2015

In this first edition we look at developments including the rise of cybercrime across the world, the nuclear deal with Iran, the rule of law in post-election Nigeria and more.

10 September 2015