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A new framework for Australia’s investor visa regimes

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SIV 2.0 and PIV: a new framework for Australia’s investor visa regimes

Australian fund managers must revise their SIV offerings to meet the new requirements, while maintaining focus on the demands of Australia’s investor migrants.

02 July 2015

Visy Paper Pty Ltd v Glass Granulates Pty Ltd [2014] NSWSC 1387

In this case, the NSW Supreme Court considered the fundamental principles of contract interpretation, including the ejusdem generis principle.

02 July 2015

Wright v Lend Lease Building Pty Ltd [2014] NSWSCA 463

A court will only correct the words of a contract where the literal meaning of those words are absurd and the objective intention of the parties is self-evident.

02 July 2015

Vision Eye Institute Ltd v Kitchen (No 2) [2015] QSC 66

On ordinary contractual principles, a plaintiff may recover contractual damages to compensate for loss of revenue or other contingent losses flowing from a breach.

02 July 2015

Unison Finance Group Pty Ltd v Electric Life Pty Limited [2015] NSWSC 170

This case highlights that clear and unambiguous provisions in a contract will be enforced, even if this could result in a harsh commercial outcome for one party.

02 July 2015

Foreign bribery Senate inquiry given the green light

The Australian Senate has given the green light to an inquiry into foreign corrupt practices by Australian companies.

25 June 2015