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Update on electronic signatures

Australia - August 23 2021 There have been a range of updates to the legislation which governs electronic signatures following our last Alert, Temporary relief measures for…

Rohan Harris, Rory Maguire, Andrew Parlour, Rosemary Southgate, Melanie Young

“I’m not bound.” “Yes you are!” “No I’m not!” - The tricks and traps of heads of agreements

Australia - February 11 2020 Sometimes it can be difficult to clearly distinguish between what does and does not constitute a binding agreement. Are we still negotiating? Is this…

William Reid

Amendments to the COVID-19 Commercial Tenancy Relief Scheme as of 29 September 2020

Australia - October 5 2020 On 29 September 2020, the COVID-19 Omnibus (Emergency Measures) (Commercial Leases and Licences) Miscellaneous Amendments Regulations 2020 (Amending…

Samantha Taylor, Emma Dunlevie, Melanie Young

Look out for GST errors in land contracts

Australia - January 12 2018 Property developers should pay careful attention to the treatment of GST in contracts for the sale of land. Recently, two developers in dispute…

Cooling off: When is a real estate agent not an agent?

Australia - March 22 2016 During the month an important case was heard in the Supreme Court of Victoria. The implications of the case are far-reaching and important for anyone…

John Corcoran