Insolvency Reforms: for better or for worse?

On 24 September 2020, the Australian Federal Government announced what it called the most significant reforms to Australia's insolvency framework in over 30 years. "The reforms, which draw on key features from Chapter 11 of the...

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State not Liable for Criminal Acts Committed by Teacher

The recent decision of case JK V State of New South Wales [2014] NSWSC 1084 considers the vexed question as to whether an institutional body may be vicariously liable for criminal conduct of its employees, a question which had bee...

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