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4
Sep
2019

Dealing with companies in a corporate group & addressing the risks

It is a well-known principle that, upon incorporation, a company is considered a separate legal entity. It acts in its own right and...… more

28
Aug
2019

Introducing Infrastructure Western Australia (IWA)

On 23 July 2019, the Governor appointed Mr John Langoulant AO as chairperson of the board of Infrastructure WA, along with fellow board...… more

21
Aug
2019

Whistleblower Reforms: Mandatory Requirements for Australian Companies

It is important to be aware of the changes to whistleblower legislation which came into effect on 1 July 2019. … more

1
Aug
2019

Rinehart, the High Court and drafting arbitration clauses

In May this year, the High Court delivered its decision in Rinehart & Anor v Hancock Prospecting Pty Ltd & Ors [2019] HCA 13.… more

26
Jul
2019

Why international clients need an Australian law firm

When entering the Australian market for the first time, international clients often consider sourcing their legal support from their...… more

12
Jun
2019

Hot Topic: Social Licence to Operate

An increasingly hot topic is that of ‘social licence to operate’ – being the acceptance of a company’s or industry’s business...… more

12
Jun
2019

Future proofing energy contracts: Clean energy change clauses (Article #3)

In this series, we explore how to future proof energy contracts, to provide maximum protection against unwanted consequences of a...… more

15
May
2019

The 2019 WA Arbitration Report

Dean Grondal comments on the 2019 Arbitration Report recently released as part of The WA Arbitration Initiative, with Francis Burt...… more

9
May
2019

Demand Side Management, WEM Reforms – Where are we now?

Reforms to WA's Wholesale Electricity Market - Demand Side Management and the WEM - Consequences of the reforms & proposed reforms… more

17
Apr
2019

Navigating payment claims under a construction contract

There is an open question of whether a party can make an application under the Construction Contracts Act 2004 (WA) (CCA) based on...… more

17
Apr
2019

Future proofing energy contracts: Clean energy change clauses (Article #2)

In this series, we explore how to future proof energy contracts, to provide maximum protection against unwanted consequences of a...… more

10
Apr
2019

Reflections on the Royal Commission that was

Reflections on the Royal Commission written by Principal, Dean Grondal.… more

5
Apr
2019

Recognised by Best Lawyers

The team at Grondal Bruining are proud to be included in the 12th Edition … more

5
Apr
2019

Common mistakes with Confidentiality Agreements and NDAs

Common mistakes with Confidentiality Agreements and NDAs… more

5
Apr
2019

Grondal Bruining celebrates three years

Grondal Bruining celebrates three years… more

27
Mar
2019

Future proofing energy contracts in a time of change

Future proofing energy contracts in a time of change… more

11
Mar
2019

Corporate governance tips for a clean sale & succession

Entrepreneurs who have built strong businesses see the final step in their journey as the successful sale of their business or the...… more

11
Mar
2019

Don’t ignore the Construction Contracts Act

Be careful to not underestimate the effect and operation of the Construction Contracts Act 2004 (CCA) – otherwise known as the security...… more