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    Tick, tick, tick…the Adjudication Application Time Bomb

    Tick, tick, tick...the Adjudication Application Time Bomb It is trite that the Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Act 2017 (Qld) (BIFSOPA) (and its predecessor[1]) provides strict timeframes. Historically, those timeframes have applied to [...]

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    Key elements of the Australian Government’s ‘HomeBuilder’ scheme

    Key elements of the Australian Government's 'HomeBuilder' scheme On 4 June 2020, the ‘HomeBuilder’ subsidy program (HomeBuilder) was announced by the Morrison Government. According to the Treasury’s HomeBuilder fact sheet (https://treasury.gov.au/sites/default/files/2020-06/Fact_sheet_HomeBuilder.pdf): ‘HomeBuilder will provide [...]

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    Interpretation of contracts – An update

    Interpretation of contracts - An update Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy Pty Ltd v Bulgana Wind Farm Pty Ltd [2020] VSC 126 Introduction On 20 March 2020 Justice Riordan of the Victorian Supreme Court handed down [...]

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    Last minute payment claim guide

    Last minute payment claim guide What is a payment claim?  This is a simple question, but not necessarily understood, and worth a refresher from time to time. This article will address the requirements of [...]

  • WTF – Working Together and moving Forward

    WTF - Working Together and moving Forward Collaboration is not an overly familiar concept in the Australian construction sector, but in the new COVID-19 world, much could be gained if a collaborative approach is [...]

银行与金融

AML/CTF Legislation

2020-06-30T00:14:01+00:00六月 30th, 2020|银行与金融|

AML/CTF Legislation The Australian Federal Government introduced anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing legislation (“AML/CTF”). The relevant piece of legislation is the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006 (Cth) (“Act”). The Act substantially replaced [...]

Sellers’ Retention of Title Under the PPSA Review: Will PMSI “Cross Collateralisation” Level the Playing Field or Skew the Balance?

2020-04-19T08:09:47+00:00三月 28th, 2019|银行与金融, Litigation & Dispute Resolution|

Bruce Whittaker’s Review of the Personal Property Securities Act (“PPSA Review”), tabled in the Australian Parliament in March 2015, recommends that the PPSA be amended to expand the “purchase money security interest” (PMSI) super priority [...]