Company directors are being urged to pay extra attention to continuous disclosure rules as not only the corporate regulator but disgruntled shareholders jump on the litigation bandwagon with class action law suits.
The increasing spread of regulation and the faster pace of regulatory change have been two of the biggest issues affecting industry policy over the past two decades, according to outgoing Chamber of Commerce and Industry of WA director Bill Sashegyi.
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission chairman Graeme Samuel has warned business the consumer watchdog will be vigilant in monitoring possible cartel activity, with proposed legislation significantly upping the penalties for companies participati
Some well-qualified Perth lawyers working in the field of construction law are using their understanding of architecture to better communicate with their clients on the issues that may arise on projects.
The winner of a battle between two of Perth's property heavyweights could be known next month, with Axiom Properties Ltd last week filing documents with the Australian Stock Exchange and the Australian Securities and Investment Commission to put the two b
The board of LandCorp has approved more than $17million in civil works for projects in three regional Western Australian locations where the current resources boom is putting pressure on community infrastructure.
Joint venture partners Hawaiian Management Group and Multiplex are preparing to file their third development approval within a year for a $300 million retail and residential redevelopment in the heart of Claremont.
Rio Tinto subsidiary Hamersley Iron is understood to be in the final stages of negotiation with privately owned Hawaiian Management Group and Multiplex to become the anchor tenant for the proposed Bishops See development.
In a move that highlights the shortage of office space in Perth, German engineering firm ThyssenKrupp has relocated to the new $29 million City of Stirling building, taking out 1,800 square metres of floor space, after failing to find suitable space in th
In his second five-year term as the dean of Western Australia's oldest law school, Professor William Ford is reviving a tradition that has lain dormant for more than a decade, attracting some of the biggest legal names in the country to present at the Uni
Perth's CBD office vacancy rate has plummeted to 5.8 per cent, effectively signalling a full office market, and with no major new supply under construction, the tight office environment is expected to continue for at least two more years.
An entity of Entrust Funds Management has taken an $8 million stake in the Aspen Group's recently acquired Dunsborough Lakes Project, joining the Wyllie Group and Aspen in each holding a 20 per cent stake in the project.
More than 80 Western Australian law firms have incorporated since legislation allowing the incorporation of legal practices came into effect at the start of 2004, but stamp duty remains a major impediment to other firms considering joining the company clu