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A guide to Green Leases

  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • July 18 2008

Green Leases are believed to have originated in Australia from an initiative taken by the Australian Government’s Department of the Environment and Water Resources

The Queensland Court of Appeal overturns decision of agripower applying ordinary meaning of the word ‘land’

  • Carter Newell
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • March 14 2014

J & D Rigging Pty Ltd v Agripower Australia Ltd & Ors 2013 QCA 406 On 20 December 2013, the Queensland Court of Appeal overturned a controversial

Tenants beware: HCA confirms broad scope of liquidators’ powers to disclaim leases under s.568 Corporations Act 2001 (Cth)

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • December 5 2013

Section 568 of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (Act) gives liquidators broad powers to disclaim onerous property. Until the High Court's decision

NSW announces major land rich duty changes

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • June 23 2009

On 17 June 2009, the NSW Government released draft legislation giving effect to the major changes to land rich duty announced in the NSW mini-budget of 11 November 2008

Land rich and landholder duty implications for M&A deals

  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • June 25 2012

When GST was first introduced the States and Territories agreed to stamp duty reform to reduce the stamp duty base

More than a “vibe” is required

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • June 25 2009

In March, the Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia dismissed the appeal brought by Mr Spencer against the decision of the Federal Court in Spencer v Commonwealth of Australia 2008 FCA 1256 (First Instance Proceedings

Just terms provided in respect of Northern Territory intervention

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • June 25 2009

In February this year, the High Court of Australia delivered judgment in Wurridjal v Commonwealth of Australia (2009) 252 ALR 232 and, by a majority of 6-1, allowed the Commonwealth’s demurrer on a constitutional challenge to the validity of the Commonwealth’s Northern Territory intervention laws

New South Wales to levy stamp duty on takeovers of listed New South Wales ‘landholders’

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • June 29 2009

Significant changes will be made to the Duties Act 1997 (NSW) under the State Revenue Legislation Further Amendment Bill introduced into parliament on 17 June 2009 and currently awaiting assent

NSW stamp duty alert: proposed amendments

  • Gilbert + Tobin
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  • Australia
  • -
  • June 19 2009

On 17 June 2009, the NSW government proposed substantive amendments to the Duties Act 1997 with the release of the State Revenue Legislation Further Amendment Bill 2009 (Bill

Legal immunity a rising trend in environmental law

  • Maddocks
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  • Australia
  • -
  • March 12 2014

In April 2013, the NSW Government released a White Paper and the Planning Bill 2013 -Exposure Draft (Exposure Draft) which outlined a reformation of