Friday, February 19, 2010
The Australian Law Firm Piper Alderman has published a short and interesting update on several important issues under Australian and international law. Their current publication includes short and informative articles on these four topics:
- Australia's International Commercial Arbitration Law (noting that Australia is modernizing its law to promote Australia as a regional seat for international arbitration.
- New Australian Legislation: The Personal Property Securities Act
- Class Actions in Australia -- A Plaintiff's Paradise? (noting that Australia is now the place outside the United States where a corporation will most likely find itself defending a class action)
- Directors' Duties -- Current Perspectives in the Australian Legal Context