Category: Commercial Law

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POSTED: 08 Sep 2020
The State Revenue Legislation Further Amendment Act 2020 (NSW) (the Act) received Royal Assent on 24 June 2020.
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POSTED: 29 Jun 2020
In Visual Building Construction Pty Ltd v Armistead (No 2) [2019], the NSW Court of Appeal considered when a building contract is validly terminated with respect to a remediable breach.
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POSTED: 22 May 2020
The decision of the NSW Court of Appeal in Donau Pty Limited v ASC AWD Shipbuilder Pty Limited [2019] considered the circumstances in which a party, which has a right to terminate a contract, might lose that right.
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POSTED: 14 May 2020
The Federal Treasurer has made a Determination that temporarily allows for virtual company meetings, electronic notices of meetings and the electronic signing of documents during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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POSTED: 13 May 2020
In a recent case, the NSW Court of Appeal considered whether a cleaning services provider which had breached the terms of its contract by using an unauthorised subcontractor, was entitled to the entire contract price for the cleaning services it had provided.
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POSTED: 24 Mar 2020
During this global pandemic and testing times, now more than ever is the time to ensure your business and you are protected.
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POSTED: 06 Mar 2020
After the amendment bill lapsed prior to the federal election, laws to further combat illegal phoenixing have now commenced operation on 18 February 2020 under the Treasury Laws Amendment (Combat Illegal Phoenixing) Act 2020 (Cth). The implementation of this act aims to deter and disrupt illegal phoenixing and more harshly punish those who engage in and facilitate this behaviour.
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POSTED: 23 Dec 2019
Part 6 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 (NSW) (Act) commenced on 1 December 2019. With this, changes have been made to the Occupation Certificate (OC) provisions which operationalise the new framework.
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POSTED: 29 Nov 2019
Thinking of buying or selling a business or securities in a company or trust?
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POSTED: 16 May 2019
New protections for whistle-blowers will commence on 1 July 2019 under the Treasury Laws Amendment (Enhancing Whistleblower Protections) Act 2018. In the past, many businesses have treated whistle-blower protection with a low level of compliance. The implementation of this Act will enforce systems to allow people to report wrongdoing without reprisal.
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