23 September 2015
RIMS Risk Forum 2015: key themes
Last month, the Australian chapter of Risk and Insurance Management Society ( RIMS ) held its third Risk Forum in Melbourne. The event was attended by risk professionals from across Australia and Asia, with a particular emphasis on risk and insurance managers, including Herbert Smith Freehills...
13 September 2023
Australian Employment, Industrial Relations and Safety Podcasts
Join our experts as they discuss and share their views on the latest developments we are seeing in the employment, industrial relations and workplace healthy and safety space covering areas such as underpayment compliance, annualised salary provisions, industrial manslaughter laws and what key...
12 September 2023
Housing Australia Future Fund bill set to become law
The federal government’s Housing Australia Future Fund ( HAFF ) bill is expected to pass through parliament this week, after the Greens party announced their support for the bill yesterday. The bill is one of the Labor government’s key 2022 election commitments and will establish a $10 billion fund...
11 September 2023
UPC Structure – local, regional and central divisions and Court of Appeal, Judges & Languages
The UPC has a Court of First Instance (divided into local, regional and central divisions) and a Court of Appeal (Luxembourg). Cases can commence in any one of these divisions according to the subject matter and the prescribed division set out in the UPC Agreement and the UPC Rules .