Litigation & Dispute Resolution
The risk of class actions should be an issue that all directors remain focused. Moira Saville and Alex Morris discuss the major class action developments in 2012 and the outlook for this year.
Fri, 19 Apr 2013 9:00am
The High Court has unanimously ruled in favour of Google against the ACCC's claim of misleading and deceptive conduct against the search giant. Tim Webb looks at the decision and the impact it will have on online search and advertising more broadly.
Wed, 6 Feb 2013 5:25pm
The final penalties against the former James Hardie directors were handed down last week, with a number of key lessons for directors and in-house counsel. Jeff Mansfield discusses how the case changes the role and habits of company directors, in light of Centro, Fortescue and the James Hardie saga.
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 8:00am
The construction industry is one industry that is struggling under the current economic climates. Nick Rudge discusses the current trends in contract interpretation and litigation for the projects industry and provides some insight into the likely legislative changes for 2013.
Wed, 21 Nov 2012 5:15pm
Doug Jones, Head of International Arbitration at Clayton Utz and David W. Rivkin, Co-Chair of International Dispute Resolution Group of Debevoise & Plimpton
International arbitration has been used to solve disputes between states and companies for many years. In the 11th year of Clayton Utz's International Arbitration Lecture, Doug Jones of Clayton Utz and David W. Rivkin of Debovoise and Plimpton discuss the history of international arbitration, its impact on the development of the rule of law and whether commercial arbitration continues to meet the news of companies looking to solve disputes in the 21st Century.
Wed, 21 Nov 2012 9:00am
The former James Hardie directors have had their penalties reduced by the NSW Court of Appeal this week. Lis Boyce analyses the decision and the implications for directors and in particular in-house counsel resulting from the decision.
Fri, 16 Nov 2012 1:30pm
In a landmark Federal Court decision this week, ratings agency S&P was found to have engaged in misleading and deceptive conduct and liable for losses suffered by a number of Australian councils. Moira Saville joins us in the studio to discuss this case and what it means for ratings agencies going forward.
Fri, 9 Nov 2012 1:00pm
With the grace period for compliance with the ACL in relation to warranties and consumer guarantees over, the ACCC is now pursuing companies for breaching the consumer guarantee provisions. Kathryn discusses the ACCC's pursuit of Hewlett Packard and discusses the five key things companies need to consider when formulating warranty policies.
Wed, 17 Oct 2012 10:30am