Welcome to the July Edition of CBP Focus
 

Litigation

Five top tips for resolving disputes early and avoiding excessive legal costs

Expert witnesses, communications and legal professional privilege

 

Property

Vendor who elects to sue for specific performance of contract not precluded from later terminating and claiming damages

Buyer of Queensland properties to pay higher transfer duty due to aggregation of transactions

 

Cybersecurity

Computer hacking and data breaches - risks for small businesses 

 

Restructuring and insolvency

Not shelved… yet: Court of Appeal confirms shelf orders are valid

 

Workplace relations

Changes to employers' obligations from 1 July 2014 - are you complying?

 

Construction

Changes to NSW Home Building Act to affect all participants in building industry 

 

Governance

Governance of public entities - new legislation sets agenda for reform

 

Commercial contracts

Fine print in asset and share sale agreements - you need those warranties, indemnities and guarantees

This is commentary published by Colin Biggers & Paisley for general information purposes only. This should not be relied on as specific advice. You should seek your own legal and other advice for any question, or for any specific situation or proposal, before making any final decision. The content also is subject to change. A person listed may not be admitted as a lawyer in all States and Territories. © Colin Biggers & Paisley, Australia 2019.

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