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News & Knowledge

MSI Australia & New Zealand: October news-round up

6th November 2017

Pauline Rottstock

Each month MSI publishes a selection of articles written by its AusNZ member firms highlighting important topical issues in the Australia & New Zealand region.

Protection of Injured Workers
By Hugh Rischbeith, Johnston Withers, Lawyers, Adelaide

The recent decision of Boland v Saxon Energy Services Australia Pty Ltd raises several important points on industrial safety and workers compensation law in South Australia. Read the full article


What is intellectual property?
By Brent Weston, Tucker & Cowen, Lawyers, Brisbane

Intellectual property (IP) is a generic term that refers to various statutory and common law rights that allow for the protection and exploitation of creative effort.  IP is intangible rather than physical in character. Read the full article

In Australia and New Zealand, the MSI membership comprises eight legal and eight accounting firms located in the key business centres of Adelaide, Auckland, Brisbane, Christchurch, Melbourne, Newcastle, Perth, Sydney and North Sydney.

Should you require assistance in Australia and New Zealand and to find out more about our law and accounting member firms in the region, please visit the MSI AusNZ website.