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Recording members’ email addresses in your company’s register of members: Watch this space

In response to a loophole, a Bill has been introduced to require all companies and registered schemes to record each member’s email address in the register of members....

07 August 2017

Directors Duties civil penalty proceedings: Lessons from MFS

The Queensland Supreme Court imposed significant financial penalties on former directors and officers of MFS Group. What lessons are there for directors coming out of this long running...

07 August 2017

A Modern Slavery Act for Australia: Implications for Corporate Supply Chains

While forms of modern slavery are criminalised under the Criminal Code Act 1995 (Cth), the introduction of a regime similar to the UK Act would have implications for...

07 August 2017

Bank Executive Accountability Regime: Consultation paper released

This article was written by Tim Bednall.On 13 July 2017, the Commonwealth Government released a consultation paper on the proposed “Bank Executive Accountability Regime” (BEAR) flagged by the...

07 August 2017

Through the looking glass: reasonable foreseeability and psychiatric injury

Employers need to be mindful of the legal complexities that managing the mental health of employees brings to the workplace.

07 August 2017

Refusal to accept pay cut does not lead to a genuine redundancy

Four employees have won the right to have their unfair dismissal applications heard after the Fair Work Commission rejected a “wide view” of the genuine redundancy provisions

07 August 2017