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Have set off rights been restricted by the PPSA without anyone noticing?

Australia, New Zealand - October 9 2017 A recent Western Australia decision in the receivership and liquidation of a construction company may have overturned the hitherto accepted view that…

Michael Arthur, Brian Clayton, Hamish Foote, Michael Harper, John McKay

New retentions scheme - D-Day looms but detail missing

New Zealand - March 22 2017 ​Principals and contractors will have to apply the new construction contracts retentions regime, due to come into force on 31 March, without the…

Fiona Bennett, Hamish Bolland, Matthew Carroll, Brian Clayton, John McKay, Greg Wise

Apparent judicial bias - a hard argument to win?

New Zealand, United Kingdom - June 24 2016 ​The England and Wales Court of Appeal has declined to find apparent bias despite an extraordinary case of judicial indiscretion. The decision…

Daniel Kalderimis, Tim Smith, Kate Yesberg

Inland Revenue - a duty to treat taxpayers consistently

New Zealand - February 10 2016 In a recent judgment the High Court has found it arguable that the Commissioner of Inland Revenue owes a duty to act consistently in her treatment of…

Victoria Heine, Bevan Miles, David Patterson

Upcoming changes to the Construction Contracts Act

New Zealand - October 28 2015 The Construction Contracts Amendment Act 2015, to come into force progressively from 1 December this year, will result in significant change across…

Fiona Bennett, Brian Clayton, John McKay