Smart contracts have been dubbed the technology which will bring an end to the legal profession as we know it. This insight discusses what we can expect from smart contracts and why this technology probably won’t lead to the demise of the legal profession.
The Aged Care Royal Commission released its Interim Report on 31 October 2019. Tom Griffith, Antony Disciscio and James Nunn discuss the Report, including the 3 key areas where a need for urgent action was identified.
In 2016, Piper Alderman achieved a precedent setting decision for Litigation Capital Management which enabled it to provide security for costs by way of a deed of indemnity from a UK insurer: DIF III Global Investments Fund & Anor v BBLP LLC & Ors  VSC 401 (DIF).
KoreConX has announced the launch of its KoreNodes, Lithuania, Canada and China update regulation, and resolving crypto tax. Michael Bacina, Tom Skevington, Louisa Xu and Petros Xenos of the Piper Alderman Sydney Blockchain group bring you a round-up of the latest legal, regulatory and project updates in Blockchain.
Increasing levels of renewable and asynchronous generation joining the NEM has prompted the Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) to bring forward proposed changes to the transmission regulatory frameworks.
In Part 1 of our three-part special edition dealing with the changes to whistleblower protections, Emily Haar is joined by Tim Lange and Ben Motro to discuss what the changes are, where they have come from, and what HR managers need to know.
Mark Zuckerberg grilled in six hour Senate hearing, the Australian Senate Inquiry into Fintech and Regtech Issues paper, and ASX CHESS Replacement draws closer to completion. Michael Bacina, Tom Skevington, Louisa Xu and Petros Xenos bring you a round-up of the latest legal, regulatory and project updates in Blockchain.
In June 2018, the Fair Work Commission handed down its decision in Loaded Rates Agreements  FWCFB 3610 (“the Loaded Rates in Agreements Case”). Following the decision, on 16 October 2019, the Fair Work Commission approved the ALDI Foods enterprise agreements for ALDI’s Prestons and Stapylton sites, which both contain loaded rates.