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It has long been recognised in Australia that companies may be held liable for the crimes they commit. That is to say, if a company commits an offence, or breaks the law, it will be punished as if it were an individual. Often, though, complications arise where it is apparent that a company has committed a crime. The matter of corporate criminal liability is rarely straightforward. It is therefore unsurprising that many business owners are unfamiliar with its attribution. So what are the principal points that company owners ought to know on the topic of corporate criminal liability? read more…
Champerty and maintenance is an unusual term; it doesn’t receive much attention, for the most part. Of course, its name is derived from archaic terms. Those terms were used to describe the maintenance of legal proceedings by a disinterested third party, when such issues first arose in torts law. Much has changed since then, though. read more…
The idea of intimidation in a business context is concerning to any business owner. It’s not common, but when it occurs there is more than money at stake. Intimidating conduct can have a serious personal toll. That is why the law is positioned to intervene when intimidating conduct arises in the course of commercial dealings. read more…
Of the economic torts, defamation is emerging as one that we see more frequently than others. It is also one of the more widely known and referenced. However, often, references to defamation don’t do justice to its complex nature. Recognising defamation in a social sense is one thing; most of us are attuned to statements that cross the boundaries of propriety. But when do those statements go further; when do those statements become an affront to the law of defamation? read more…
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