13 Nov 2013
A new Guide for Life Science Company Directors was recently launched to support and enhance the performance of boards of directors leading public and private life science companies. Partner Lis Boyce chaired the task force of experienced industry representatives which prepared the Guide.
26 Sep 2013
DibbsBarker has acted for Regeneus Ltd (RGS) in the first listing of a biotechnology company on the Australian Securities Exchange since 2011.
27 Aug 2013
DibbsBarker is pleased to announce the appointment of Melissa McGrath and Jamie Palmer to the partnership.
22 Aug 2013
Law firm DibbsBarker participated in this year's Rio Tinto Ride to Conquer Cancer in Brisbane over the weekend and raised in excess of $111,000 for cancer research.
27 Nov 2013
The Australian Federal Court recently imposed a fine of $2 million for price fixing following an informal industry association meeting between competitors, highlighting the need for business operators to take care when meeting with their competitors.
26 Nov 2013
In 2014, there will be a number of significant changes to laws that impact the workplace. This article series takes a brief look at the changes, and provides commentary on a number of employment law topics relevant to employers.
12 Nov 2013
The Australian-New Zealand Counter-Terrorism Committee's recently released 'Active Shooter Guidelines for Places of Mass Gathering' provide a useful risk management tool of which property owners and managers should be aware, and which could potentially form part of their risk management plans.
07 Nov 2013
Obtaining a trade mark registration provides a trade mark owner with many valuable and potent rights. However, without a clear plan on how to use, maintain and enforce these rights, registration in isolation will be limited in its effectiveness.
Terry Killian, Partner in the DibbsBarker Insurance team, discusses the introduction of a 5% degree of permanent impairment threshold for common law damages claims in Queensland, and the implications for insurers and employers.
Lis Boyce, Partner in the DibbsBarker Commercial team, discusses continuous disclosure obligations and the impact of social media, including particular guidance for life sciences companies.
Cameron Kelly, Special Counsel in the DibbsBarker Energy, Resources & Infrastructure Group, discusses the effect of this year's Federal Budget on clean energy funding.