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Charities & Not-For-Profits Law in Australia

Monthly Archives: October 2012

Lehman Brothers class action – a win for NFPs

Posted in General, Liability & Risk

Summary – Federal Court rules Lehman Brothers Australia is financially liable for misleading clients including Church and Not-For-Profit Groups to purchase complex financial products. In Wingecarribee Shire Council v Lehman Brothers Australia Ltd (in Liq) [2012] FCA 1028, the Federal Court of Australia has held that Lehman Bros Australia Ltd (In Liq), which was formerly… Continue Reading

It’s our Blog’s First Birthday

Posted in General

On 1 October 2012, our Charities & Not-For-Profits Blog celebrated its first birthday. It was launched at a time when considerable change was proposed in the Charities & Not-For-Profits sector.  Little did we know what the year was about the deliver … The year saw significant changes in the Work, Health & Safety legislation which… Continue Reading