GRT Alert Archives

Wilmar Sugar case – Vulnerability to loss outside of contract terms

The Supreme Court of Queensland recently dismissed Wilmar Sugar Australia Limited’s (Wilmar) claim against Queensland Sugar Limited (QSL) relating to losses associated with the 2010 sugar production season. Wilmar, which owns sugar mills in North Queensland, sued QSL...

Changes to the Employee Share Schemes

The Federal Treasury has released a consultation paper seeking stakeholder feedback on proposed amendments to Employee Share Scheme (ESS) regulations.The proposed changes are targeted at small, unlisted companies.The current regulatory framework is...

New whistleblower law to come into effect from 1 July 2019

The Treasury Law Amendment (Enhancing Whistleblower Protections) Bill 2017(Cth) (Whistleblower Law) has been passed and will be effective from 1 July 2019.The Whistleblower Law establishes a framework for the protection of whistleblowers within companies.Who does...