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OPINION
3 Oct 2008
Carbon trading scheme lawless
The proposed Federal Government Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPR Scheme) has generated a great deal of community and business interest regarding...
29 Sep 2008
Taking the privacy debate public
As the Minister with responsibility for both Privacy and Government Accountability, I have in mind a quote from American author David Brin: “Whe...
23 Sep 2008
Boxing clever
To scheme or not to scheme, that is the question. Schemes of arrangement are now often the preferred structure for executing friendly takeovers. A cur...
23 Sep 2008
Green gets mean
LAST WEEK Lawyers Weekly hosted its first “emerging issues forum” looking at the impending Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme. The audience...
16 Sep 2008
Get flexible: it's reasonable
The legal workplace is evolving. Firms are facing requests from lawyers to go part-time, work flexible hours or work from home. What form the work arr...
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