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April 27, 2010
Further to earlier postings about the discussion paper concerning WorkCover Queensland’s common law reforms, I refer you to the full media statement by the Premier and Attorney General published today. [Excerpt only] No restrictions The Queensland Government has ruled out placing any restrictions on injured workers’ access to common law claims for compensation. Harmonisation with...
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CSR Limited, in the matter of CSR Limited [2010] FCAFC 34 (23 April 2010) I refer to my earlier posting with respect to the demerger proposal of CSR and the concerns about payment of their asbestos liabilities. The Full Court of the Federal Court has allowed CSR’s appeal to demerge. KEANE CJ, FINKELSTEIN AND JACOBSON JJ:...
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SEVEN Network’s $3 billion merger with Kerry Stokes’s privately owned industrial equipment business has been approved by the Federal Court. Justice Peter Jacobson gave the scheme of arrangements for the union the green light today. “There’s nothing to suggest that the unrelated shareholders or the TELYS3 holders voted otherwise than in good faith,” Justice Jacobson...
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