July 2017

Forging New Law in Insolvency – the Collapse of the Forge Group
Driving into Danger – Breach of Duty of Care
404 error: Cyber Security for Business
A Long Saga Ends With Dismissal of Appeal in Relation to Claimed Psychiatric Injury
WA Court of Appeal Dismisses Appeal by Freeway Truck Driver

Welcome to the July edition of our monthly newsletter.

Kott Gunning has strengthened its settlement division by acquiring All Property Conveyancing, a specialist business and property settlement agency with extensive experience in conveyancing for a wide range of businesses and properties. For more information read the Kott Gunning Purchases All Property Conveyancing news item.

The 5th ADVOC International Business Law Conference is taking place from 13-15 August in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Clients of Kott Gunning’s are welcome to attend this invitation only event. Please contact Tom Darbyshire for more information.

Also, if you will be visiting our offices over the next few weeks be advised that due to renovations, our reception has moved to level 6, 140 St Georges Terrace. 

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Forging New Law in Insolvency – the Collapse of the Forge Group

Tom Darbyshire
Partner

One of the harbingers of the end of the mining boom in Western Australia was the collapse of the Forge Group in early 2014. Forge Group Ltd (Forge) and the …
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Driving into Danger – Breach of Duty of Care

Stephen Williams
Partner

Dixon v Apostolic Church makes it clear that recreational activities with any associated risk, require a proper risk assessment and specific warnings.
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404 error: Cyber Security for Business

Daniel Coster
Associate

Examines the legal obligations for Australian businesses to disclose cyber security breaches, and when responding to a breach of personal information.
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A Long Saga Ends With Dismissal of Appeal in Relation to Claimed Psychiatric Injury

Vidal Hockless
Partner

In Christos v Curtin University of Technology the issue of foreseeability gave rise to the greatest scope of differing approaches amongst the judges (trial and appeal).
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WA Court of Appeal Dismisses Appeal by Freeway Truck Driver

Ashley Crisp
Partner

Ken Grunder
Senior Associate

In Nankivell v ICWA the Court of Appeal was not convinced that any of the grounds of appeal had been made out and concluded DCJ Fenbury’s reasoning and decision was correct.
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