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PPSA update: appeal dismissed in Forge Group case - lessors (and buyers) beware
  • McCullough Robertson
  • Australia
  • February 10 2017

The Forge decision confirms that the PPSA applies to the lease of equipment and demonstrates the critical need for lessors of equipment to consider


Is it fair for a vendor to rescind a non-compliant property option and keep the payments received?
  • Cordato Partners
  • Australia
  • January 9 2017

In an interesting judgment, Emmett AJA has found that a vendor is entitled to rescind and to keep the payments received under two residential


Australia Law Year in Review 2016 and Year to Come 2017
  • Linklaters LLP
  • Australia
  • January 5 2017

From 1 January, a new MAAL (broadly based on the first limb of the United Kingdom's Diverted Profits Tax) applies to 'significant global entities' to


Commercial litigation: 10 significant developments in Australia in 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • December 14 2016

As 2016 winds down and we look towards the New Year, we have reflected on the key takeaways of ten significant commercial litigation developments


Retail Shops Leases - Compensation for Lessees
  • Stephens & Tozer Solicitors
  • Australia
  • December 5 2016

If you are the owner of a small business and your lease is subject to the Act, it is important to know that you are entitled to compensation if the


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