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Copyright Update – Dallas Buyer’s Club Proceedings Discontinued

DBC LLC, the company that owns the rights to the 2013 movie Dallas Buyer’s Club, has abandoned its case against Australians that illegally downloaded the movie. DBC was originally seeking that internet service providers such as iinet, the key defendant in the case, provide them with the personal details of over 4,000 customers who had […]

Just How Important Are Dispute Resolution Clauses?

The recent Queensland Supreme Court decision in Santos Limited v Fluor Australia Pty Ltd[2016] QSC 129 demonstrates how parties to a commercial agreement have an obligation to follow dispute resolutions clauses, no matter how futile they may first seem. The Facts Santos Limited (Santos) and Fluor Australia Pty Ltd (Fluor) entered into a project which […]

ASIC Uncovers ‘Misleading And Deceptive’ IPOs

  On 14 July 2016, ASIC released its report into due diligence practices in initial public offerings (IPOs). The report has exposed a number of key problems, particularly in the prospectuses of some small and mid-size issuers of IPOs, and provides guidance on good due diligence practices for those planning to raise capital in the […]