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FIFA in DOJ's sights: no holds are barred, and their reach is long
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia, USA
  • June 12 2015

The FIFA scandal illustrates plainly the risk of exposure to FCPA prosecution for any organisation undertaking business activity off-shore. The US


DroneUAV regulations and operation
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • June 5 2015

As both commercial and private use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), or 'drones' as they are more commonly referred to, become more prevalent


Are you compliant with the privacy amendments? The OAIC provides its assessment one year on
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • June 3 2015

In March 2014, significant changes to the Privacy Act commenced, including a new set of Australian Privacy Principles (APPs) which set out how


Recovering unpaid levies Part A tricks, tips and pitfalls for bodies corporates in relation to unpaid levies
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • June 2 2015

The prompt recovery of levies which are in arrears is important factor to ensure the smooth and efficient ongoing operation of a body corporate. In


The 2015 budget and crowd-sourced equity funding
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • May 26 2015

On 12 May 2015 the Federal Government released its budget for the 2015-16 financial year and has included a number of key measures that will benefit


Fewer protections for apartment owners in Queensland: why a recent decision of the Supreme Court of Victoria paints a grim picture for residential apartments in Queensland suffering from building defects
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • May 25 2015

Queensland is currently enjoying a surge in the construction of residential apartments. Unfortunately, a recent decision of the Supreme Court of


Requesting arbitration in a legal dispute: the importance of what you agreed
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • May 20 2015

Two recent decisions of Justice Hammerschlag in the New South Wales Supreme Court in John Holland Pty Limited v Kellogg Brown & Root Pty Ltd


Body Corporate levies: what are they and what happens if you don’t pay?
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • May 14 2015

Most people know that if they own a lot within a community titles schemes they are required to pay Body Corporate levies. For many, however, what


The new data retention laws what should you be aware of?
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • May 11 2015

The Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment (Data Retention) Act 2015 (Cth) (otherwise known as the "new Data Retention laws") has


Power to sign but not to sell? Appointing a receiver correctly
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • May 11 2015

The Property was subject to a mortgage in favour of a major bank. The mortgagor defaulted under the mortgage and the bank exercised their right under