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Registrar v Monaghan - Key messages for your corporation
  • Jackson McDonald
  • Australia
  • November 4 2016

On 20 September 2016, the Federal Court of Australia handed down its judgment in the case of Registrar of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander

Freedom of Contract Trumps Equity: Contractual Terms Excluding Set-offs and Encompassing Risk Allocation Given Broad Meaning
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Australia
  • October 31 2016

Ozton Pty Ltd v Cromwell Seven Hills Pty Ltd as trustee for the Cromwell Northpoint Trust demonstrates the Court's reluctance to interfere with

A “Prime” example of a mortgagee exercising its power of sale
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • August 12 2016

This week’s TGIF considers CME Properties (Australia) Pty Ltd v Prime Capital Securities Pty Ltd 2016 WASC 231 which concerns a mortgagor’s

Amendments to the Sale of Land Act 1970 (WA)
  • Gadens
  • Australia
  • July 18 2016

It is common practice for a developer to sell a lot in a subdivision before they are the registered proprietor. However, section 13 of the Sale of

Unlawful fetter: contractual pitfalls for statutory decision-makers
  • Maddocks
  • Australia
  • July 8 2016

Regulatory bodies and other statutory decision-makers must ensure, when entering into contracts, they do not impose an unlawful fetter on their

Referee makes the right call
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • June 24 2016

In interpreting the powers granted to a certifier under a settlement deed courts will prefer a construction that advances the aims of the agreement

Sale of commercial premises - seller can terminate if buyer fails to advise of due diligence
  • Barry.Nilsson. Lawyers
  • Australia
  • May 27 2016

Contracts for the sale of commercial premises tend to contain a special condition that allows the buyer the opportunity to make enquiries in relation

Enforcing By-Laws - Noisy Neighbour ordered to Remove Renovations
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • May 13 2016

There is nothing more annoying than noisy neighbours - particularly within the confines of a community titles scheme. It is understandable, therefore

Going to Market - consumer law update - May 2016
  • Chapman Tripp
  • Australia, New Zealand
  • May 12 2016

The risks for organisations from breaching consumer law are high with increased penalties, new fair trading and consumer credit regimes and more

Get your expert determination clause right or suffer the consequences!
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • April 26 2016

Leases and contracts commonly include clauses requiring a dispute to be determined by an expert. Matters for determination can include the rent