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New fees and fines proposed for foreign investors in residential real estate

  • Clayton Utz
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • March 5 2015

Market focus on foreign investment's impact on Sydney’s residential demand, supply and affordability is at a peak. Interestingly though, it is almost

Queensland Commissioner loses attempt to broaden Duties Act's definition of land

  • Clayton Utz
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • March 5 2015

A recent case dealing with now-defunct land rich duty has broader implications for taxpayers. Although various changes to the Duties Act 2001 (Qld

The grand finale: NSW residential building law reforms 2014

  • Clayton Utz
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • March 5 2015

The final tranche of amendments to NSW home building laws enacted by the Home Building Amendment Act 2014 (NSW) commenced on 1 March. The amendments

Foreign acquisitions of agricultural land - more details on rule changes

  • Clayton Utz
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • March 5 2015

More changes have been flagged for agribusiness, residential real estate and the FIRB regime generally, and an Options Paper released, by the Federal

Counting the costs in the Queensland Planning and Environment Court

  • Clayton Utz
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • March 5 2015

It has now been over 12 months since the basis for awarding costs in the Queensland Planning and Environment Court (P&E Court) was fundamentally changed

Urban renewal - designing and planning

  • Clayton Utz
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • March 5 2015

Angus Dawson from Dawson James Pty Ltd joins Gary Best to discuss the crucial elements that any urban renewal project must get right: the design of different elements

Red tape to be applied to foreign acquisitions of agricultural land

  • Clayton Utz
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • February 19 2015

The Government will implement the Coalition's election commitment to tighten Foreign Investment Review Board scrutiny of purchases of agricultural

Leasing negotiations: when can a landlord's promise to a tenant give rise to damages?

  • Clayton Utz
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • February 19 2015

Landlord and tenant negotiations can often result in encouragement or assurances being provided to the tenant, even on a casual basis. This recent

Personal rights not an interest in WA land

  • Clayton Utz
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • February 19 2015

One of the vexing questions in duty laws is the scope of the definition of "land". Since land is a significant part of the duty base, either directly

Compulsory acquisition case has implications for property law in Queensland

  • Clayton Utz
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • February 19 2015

In Queensland registration of a survey plan will now transfer every existing interest referred to in it, with the effect of unilaterally altering