Proposal to give jurisdiction to Federal Circuit Court and or the Federal Court of Australia to deal with certain procurement disputes by grant of injunction or order for payment of damages by way of compensation in relation to a contravention of relevant Commonwealth Procurement Rules for certain types of procurement.
HCA decided, consistently with lots of former case law, that where “damages” are very hard to calculate, an agreed amount will be enforceable unless extravagant or unconscionable.
One can only hope that insurers will not see use of exclusions as a mechanism to reduce risk exposure and at the same time increase the field of operation and cost of NDIS.
issues and difficulties to be addressed in context of capturing innovation in a project procurement process
Will Australia adopt a statutory measure better to protect trade secrets?
For some time it has been assumed that public Interest Immunity (PII) applied to Australian Tribunals as well as Courts. In April 2016 the Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia (FCFCA) gave a reasoned decision as to the parameters within which that principle...
World Intellectual Property Day
nyone interested in submitting views should note that the closing date is 2 May 2016.
Use of checklists can be a cost effective risk management tool
Government Lawyers can have multiple levels of ethical and professional conduct obligations