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NSW legislative changes affecting residential property developers
  • Maddocks
  • Australia
  • November 12 2015

On 10 November 2015 the Conveyancing Amendment (Sunset Clauses) Bill 2015 (The Bill) was introduced into NSW Parliament. The Bill proposes to amend

Intention to be bound to a contract must be determined objectively
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • November 11 2015

Simon Moses has concluded from his analysis of the following decision that the court reaffirmed in that case that, with respect to contract formation

Statutory ‘good faith’ obligations in light of Baldwin v Icon Energy Ltd 2015 QSC 12
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • August 25 2015

The recent decision of the Supreme Court of Queensland (SCQ) in Baldwin & Anor v Icon Energy Ltd & Anor 2015 QSC 12 (Baldwin) confirmed that

Court of Appeal further limits scope of apportionment: this time under the ACL
  • Jackson McDonald
  • Australia
  • July 2 2015

A unanimous Court of Appeal made the obiter dicta observation that the only cause of action that is apportionable under the Australian Consumer Law

Date for assessment of vendor's damages and receivers and managers? Costs liability
  • HopgoodGanim
  • Australia
  • June 18 2015

This decision by the New South Wales Court of Appeal discusses the proper measure of a vendor’s damages under a contract for the sale of land where

계약 위반(non-compliance)에 따른 손해배상금 산정에 대한 최근 판례
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, South Korea
  • April 23 2015

공사 결함에 따른 계약 위반의 일차적인 구제는 건물을 철거한 후 다시 짓는 것입니다. 그러나 Bellgrove v Eldridge 에서 Dixon CJ는 ‘시정 작업들이 계약에 부합하는 결과를 만들어 내기 위하여 반드시 필요해야 할 뿐만 아니라, 합리적이어야

RK property insights March 2015
  • Russell Kennedy
  • Australia
  • March 20 2015

The Government is seeking views on proposed reforms to strengthen Australia's foreign investment framework, particularly around residential real

Stamp duty - dutiable value and consideration
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • March 6 2015

Although there are differences in the stamp duty legislation of the States and Territories, in general terms duty is calculated on the dutiable value

Estoppel: will equity help those with unclean hands?
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • February 5 2015

Business prudence ordinarily requires that commercial leases be formalised, the terms clearly outlined and agreed between the parties, and any

New High Court case re fraud exception to indefeasibility of title
  • Gadens
  • Australia
  • February 4 2015

You may be interested to know that the High Court today handed down a decision concerning the fraud exception to indefeasibility of title and in