GRT Alert Archives

ANTI-COMPETITIVE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ARRANGEMENTS

Businesses with any significant intellectual property arrangements with third parties will, from 13 September 2019, need to ensure such arrangements do not have an anti-competitive effect. The Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) (Act) is amended...

SIGNIFICANT HIGH COURT DECISION

Yesterday, the High Court of Australia handed down a significant decision concerning the payment of priority debts out of trust assets where those trust assets are held by an insolvent corporate trustee.The High Court unanimously held that the priority regime existing...

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...