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Step-in rights may create a security interest under PPSA in relation to energy construction contracts

Australia, New Zealand - May 8 2014 The Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth) (PPSA) is a national scheme for registration of 'security interests' over property (other than land)…

Can you avoid an arbitration agreement for ‘convenience?

Australia - August 22 2019 Disputes arising from construction and infrastructure projects typically involve multiple contractual relationships, often triggering separate…

Implied duties to cooperate in water infrastructure construction contracts

Australia - March 4 2015 It is a well-recognised and firmly entrenched principle of the common law in Australia that contracts contain an implied obligation on the…

No building permit? No extra time for building actions in Victoria

Australia - April 30 2019 A recent decision of the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal considered the limitation period for a building action in Victoria in…

Paul Woods

‘Contracting out’ of limitation periods - against public policy?

Australia - August 17 2021 In Price v Spoor, the High Court recently considered whether parties can 'contract out' of statutory limitation periods, or whether such a clause…

Sophie Baring, Natalie Burgess