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LIJ October 2010

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Succession in business: Surmounting barriers to effective planning
To properly advise businesses on planning for the possible death or permanent disability of a business partner, practitioners must understand the structure, insurance needs and potential tax liabilities of the business.

By Cecelia Irvine-So

Business succession

Feature Articles

Apportioning the blame when things go wrong

concurrent liability

Apportioning the blame when things go wrong

The Victorian Court of Appeal has clarified the requirements for a finding of concurrent liability for economic loss or damage to property under Part IVAA of the Wrongs Act 1958.

By Edward C. Liu

Increasing the risk:  what chance now for medical negligence?

medical negligence

Increasing the risk: what chance now for medical negligence?

With loss of chance  currently off the table as a cause of claim following the High Court decision in Tabet v Gett, it is useful to look at alternative approaches.

By Mark W. Richardson

Starting all over again  limitation periods for property settlements

property settlements

Starting all over again limitation periods for property settlements

The Full Court of the Family Court has found that prescribed time limits for property settlements following divorce do not apply to respondents to a parenting dispute.

By Robin Smith

Taking pain seriously

personal injury

Taking pain seriously

The president of the Court of Appeal has provided a summary of the elements of pain and suffering to guide practitioners in calculating the extent of personal injury.

By Michael Lombard and Stella Gold.

When is a deposit not a deposit? Off the plan sales and prescribed contracts

contracts of sale

When is a deposit not a deposit? Off the plan sales and prescribed contracts

Practitioners acting for vendors must ensure that contract conditions governing deposits for off the plan sales of apartments have a firm foundation in legislation.

By Bruce Webb, Simone Campbell, Adrian Muller and Bronwyn Reddan

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