Insights

Read our latest insights where we discuss the legal changes and decisions affecting our clients, keeping you informed and helping you to make better legal and business choices.

  • 29 Mar2016

    Foresights: Internet of things and social media – Parts 1 & 2

    Julie Somerville, Principal at Meridian Lawyers, comments on the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission's (ACCC) renewed enforcement priorities and the implications for professionals with an online presence, including health service providers. While social media and the internet of things offer new...
  • 27 Mar2016

    Selling your business? Don’t forget an important asset – your employees!

    Written by: Sharlene Wellard, Principal & Leanne Dearlove, Solicitor If you are selling your business, careful consideration must be given to your employees and what will happen to their employment as a result of the sale. Assuming the sale is to an unrelated entity (so the employing entity will...
  • 21 Mar2016

    Investigating an insurance claim – damned if you do, damned if you don’t

    Written by: Julie Somerville, Principal Posted by Julie Somerville, Principal, Meridian Lawyers: There is no doubt that one of the biggest news headlines over the past week has been the "CommInsure scandal" - that is the allegation that the CBA's life insurer has declined, or...
  • 21 Mar2016

    ‘But how can I notify my insurer? All the details are private’

    Posted by Julie Somerville, Principal, Meridian Lawyers: Every health practitioner knows the importance of maintaining the confidentiality of a patient's personal information. However, every year a health practitioner is asked by its professional indemnity insurer to provide details of any...
  • 16 Mar2016

    Pharmacy insights – Autumn 2016

    Written by: Georgina Odell, Senior Associate Pharmacy insights is a legal newsletter for pharmacists and pharmacy related businesses. This edition provides a detailed overview of the legal process involved in selling a pharmacy business, with tips on how to make the process as pain-free as possible....

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