Insights



Property

Retail rent reviews - restrictions on timing and basis in NSW, Queensland and Victoria

Option agreements from a property developer's perspective

Buyers' late notification regarding building and pest inspection leads to seller's valid termination of contract

Vendor unsuccessful in claiming purchaser's deposit after property sale contract terminated

 

Workplace relations

Sexual harassment in the workplace: courts increasingly prepared to award significant damages

Duty of mutual trust and confidence not implied into Australia employment contracts - Commonwealth Bank v Barker

 

Insurance

Opes Prime and the jurisdictional reach of section 6: a postscript to Chubb v Moore 

Victorian inquiry into Wrongs Act 1958 - VCEC recommendations and government's response 

 

Cybersecurity

Retailers beware: your point-of-sale (POS) system is vulnerable to being hacked

 

Restructuring and insolvency

Liquidator removed following ASIC appeal due to perceived lack of independence 

 

Commercial contracts and advice

Avoiding costly pitfalls when ending a business relationship 

 

Construction

Queensland public holidays and compliance with time limits under Building and Construction Industry Payments Act (BCIPA) 

 

Equine law

Managing risk around horses - Safe Work Australia releases new guidelines

 

Transport and logistics

Competition Policy Review Draft Report makes recommendations concerning shipping industry

 

Planning and environment

Can we find room for the trees in Queensland's urban jungle?

 

Work health and safety

The mature aged workforce - work health and safety questions for the future

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