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    Reference dates – Still important?

    Reference dates - Still important? A recent decision of the New South Wales Court of Appeal[1] illustrates the role of reference dates under the Security of Payment system. The decision highlights some of the [...]

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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 [...]

Litigation & Dispute Resolution

Hand Over the Money

2020-04-19T08:07:06+00:00四月 3rd, 2019|Litigation & Dispute Resolution|

You have gone to Court. The judge has ruled in your favour. You now have judgment against someone who owes you goods or money. What happens next? As you can see from the flowchart below, the answer to this question can depend on the debtor. In a perfect world, they will pay the debt and that will be the end of it. Unfortunately, this may not always be the case. Sometimes, despite a court order, the de

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 [...]