- Identify areas of law addressed in the media report, and explain how they are relevant to the matters outlined in the media report.
The media report selected details with a number of areas of law. These include:
- Trade and Practices Law
- Property law
- Contract law
These laws are relevant to this case study in different ways:
First, corporate laws apply to this case because both the Macquarie Radio Network and Fairfax Media are corporations that are governed by the corporate law in the country. In their individual capacity, they exist as separate entities that are regulated by the corporate laws of the country. For example, this statement, “The merger is reportedly worth around $200 million and still subject to shareholder approval” (AAP 2015), clearly shows that they