governance risk and compliance

Each quarter we summarise the key cases that have considered the legislation that impacts on your organisation, as well as other areas of risk.

In addition to the areas covered by the Compliance Register, the Case Law Update covers new case law throughout Australia in relation to:

  • Contracts
  • Corporate governance.


Recent cases included in the Case Law Update have covered topics such as:

  • Consent and informed decision making
  • Unfair contracts
  • Medical negligence
  • Privacy infringements
  • Anti-discrimination
  • Employment
  • Breach of contract
  • Defamation
  • Health Practitioner Regulation
  • Competition and Consumer law
  • Corporate and Clinical governance