Property

E-conveyancing to be a critical change for the property industry

First home benefits - what is available post 1 October 2012

Stamp duty exemptions and concessions on property purchases

Buying property in Australia under foreign investment laws - What is likely to be approved? What conditions will apply?

Planning and environment

Determining the "effective height" of a building for the purposes of the Building Code of Australia

Overwhelming community interest in the future of planning in NSW

Commercial litigation

We need a no-fault asbestos claim scheme

Construction

Supreme Court overturns adjudication determination in Leighton v Arogen

Workplace relations

Fair Entitlements Guarantee Act 2012: generous severance pay entitlements pose risk to scheme

Trusts and estates

Trustees may depart from the terms of the trust deed - but only with the authorisation of the Court

Insurance

Work health and safety: duty of due diligence of officers of corporations

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