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Health Care Update

23-05-16 | Health Care Update is a new publication Sparke Helmore has produced to provide information about legal issues and topics affecting health care providers and insurers.

MOLA rolls on after Committee’s Report—But will there be further changes?

17-05-16 | The Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources Committee has now tabled its report on the Mining and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2016 (Qld). This report appears to be the final document in the current round of cascading amendments to resources legislation in Queensland.

Legal services direction to affect time-barred child abuse claims until 2019

13-05-16 | On 4 May 2016, the Attorney-General directed Commonwealth agencies to refrain from pleading a limitation period defence to claims brought by survivors of child sexual abuse.

New Board Member appointed by Sparke Helmore Lawyers

12-05-16 | Matthew Smith, Partner in the Workplace Group based in Brisbane, has been elected to Sparke Helmore Lawyers' Board.

Restraint of Trade Update: Is your business information confidential?

12-05-16 | Imagine a very senior employee of your organisation, one who is responsible for managing key client relationships, knows your industry well and is aware of information that may be critical to giving your business an edge over its competitors. Imagine the damage that could result if your employee used that information to set up in competition. It's a sobering thought.

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