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In the shadow of the corporate veil: James Hardie and asbestos compensation

12 Aug 2004
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Significant fallout is likely from the NSW inquiry into the treatment of Australian asbestos victims by James Hardie Industries. Federal and State governments are already considering legislation to access James Hardie's overseas assets, and there are growing calls to 'lift the corporate veil' - fundamental to corporations law for 140 years - by restricting 'limited liability' in cases of physical injury.sed its energy white paper which proposes changes to fuel excises. Peter Prince, Jerome Davidson and Susan Dudley examine the proposals and comment on them.

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2004
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