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This month's feature article comes from our banking and finance team: Islamic financing to be bolstered significantly in Australia by proposed tax changes. Also this month we bring you articles on forward-looking statements for mining and resources companies, insurance, property law, construction, restructuring and insolvency, and transport and logistics.

We welcome all media enquiries and feedback about our articles, as well as any suggestions you may have for topics you would like to see covered in future editions.

Until next month,

Kate Craig            Samara Goode                 Matthew Bode
Partner                Senior Associate             Partner

 

Insurance

Lead insurer or "follow the leader" clauses: binding (re)insurers to the settlement of claims

Supreme Court of Victoria refuses application for costs against legal practitioners: ACN 005 490 540 Pty Ltd v Robert Frederick Jane Pty Ltd

Contract Works Material Damage insurance policies: what do the DE/LEG defect exclusions mean?
 

Property

Essential terms in a contract must be stated clearly

Student accommodation market in Australia growing stronger
 

Construction

Neither fish nor fowl - breaches of statutory warranties under the Home Building Act 1989 (NSW) and a mortgagee in possession’s rights, obligations and risks
 

Restructuring and insolvency

Effective debt recovery starts with identifying your debtor

Remuneration of administrators cases show courts' lack of consistency
 

Banking and finance

Islamic financing to be bolstered significantly in Australia by proposed tax changes
 

Transport and logistics

Pilot's unsuccessful appeal against conviction following breath alcohol test

Transport & Logistics News - June 2016
 

Corporate and commercial

Forward-looking statements for mining and resources companies - new ASIC guidelines
 

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