This month's feature article comes from our construction and engineering team: Seven things every developer, builder, financier and strata manager should know about the imminent application of Part 11 of the Strata Schemes Management Act 2015. Also this month we bring you articles on the new foreign investor surcharge rulings issued in Queensland and New South Wales, planning and environment, intellectual property, insurance, 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,

Andrew Murray
Partner

Planning and environment

National register of foreign ownership of water entitlements
Wind Energy Planning Framework - cancelling out the white noise

Construction and engineering

Seven things every developer, builder, financier and strata manager should know about the imminent application of Part 11 of the Strata Schemes Management Act 2015

Corporate and commercial

New foreign investor surcharge rulings issued in Queensland and New South Wales

Intellectual property

Intellectual property infringement - when can you threaten legal action?

Insurance

The High Court clarifies the law regarding employers' vicarious liability for an employee's wrongful acts

Transport and logistics

Maritime lien challenge appeal successful: Ship "Sam Hawk" v Reiter Petroleum Inc [2016] FCAFC 26
 

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