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Employer can argue causation despite County Court's findings

18-04-16 | In the 18 April 2016 decision in Laratae v Dean's Pty Ltd [2016] VSCA 71, the Court of Appeal rejected a worker's argument that her employer was prevented from re-arguing the issue of causation in a Magistrates' Court proceeding, following a finding by the County Court that she had suffered a compensable neck injury under s 134AB of the Accident Compensation Act 1985.


ASIC to regulate financial product advice as the age of disruption accelerates

12-04-16 | If you are in insurance, banking or any financial services sector where there are both retail clients and financial advice, then you know that disruptive technology is already here and it is changing the delivery of product advice.


Sparke Helmore finalist for two awards in the 2016 Australasian Law Awards

12-04-16 | Sparke Helmore Lawyers is delighted to announce that we are a finalist in the "Australian Law Firm of the Year" and "Insurance Specialist Firm of the Year" categories for the 2016 Australasian Law Awards.


The rising risk of employer liability

11-04-16 | Employers' liability and associated costs are increasing and there's no sign that trend will diminish.


Proposed changes to "Made in Australia" food labelling

08-04-16 | The Australian Government has proposed a new labelling system to determine the country of origin for Australian foods.


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