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Corporate crime update - 21 March 2013 - Australia
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • March 21 2013

A former broker from Hogan and Partners Stockbrokers Pty Ltd, Jonathan Kur, was sentenced in the Perth District Court on 21 February 2013 to four


Over and out for PAMDA: proposed replacement of the Property Agents and Motor Dealers Act 2000
  • Carter Newell
  • Australia
  • December 18 2013

The long-awaited legislation to split and replace the Property Agents and Motor Dealers Act 2000 has fi nally been introduced to the Queensland


FIRB provides welcome clarity for Australian urban land trusts
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • August 5 2013

On 1 August 2013, FIRB issued a press release, ‘Treatment of Foreign Passive Investments in Public (Real Estate) Unit Trusts’, clarifying the


Land valuation appeals who pays the legal costs of an appeal?
  • Gadens Lawyers
  • Australia
  • February 14 2014

Land tax notices in NSW start arriving at this time of year (generally around February and March). Property owners should closely review the land


Last chance to object to 1 January 2012 site values
  • Gadens Lawyers
  • Australia
  • February 14 2014

Land holders in Victoria should expect to begin receiving their 2014 land tax assessments over the coming three months, with the State Revenue Office


Update: e-conveyancing bill introduced in western Australia
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Australia
  • February 17 2014

The Electronic Conveyancing Bill 2013 (WA) was introduced late last year. The proposed legislation is the first step towards e-conveyancing in


Execution of mortgage over real property in exchange for full discharge of director's unrelated liabilities held to be voidable as an unreasonable director-related transaction
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • February 26 2014

The Victorian Court of Appeal recently held that a payment, disposition or grant of security by a company to a person on behalf of, or for the


Mothballing a resources project - landowner issues and compensation
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • February 24 2014

The decision to shut down a resources project, either temporarily or permanently, is never lightly made. While the decision itself is usually driven


Liquidator power to terminate leases confirmed
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Australia
  • February 17 2014

On 4 December 2013 the High Court handed down its decision in Willmott Growers Group Inc v Willmott Forests Limited (Receivers and Managers Appointed


Update: strata title reform
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Australia
  • February 17 2014

The Western Australian Government has defined the scope and timeframe for delivering reforms to the Strata Titles Act 1985 (WA) on a fast track basis