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Unregistered mortgages: Are they really worth the paper they are written on?

October 24 2018 It is becoming more common for mezzanine lenders to accept an unregistered mortgage as security for a loan. While an unregistered mortgage gives the…

Third tranche of insolvency law reform set to deal with phoenix companies

August 13 2019 Proposed changes to Commonwealth legislation could have a significant impact on the potential for transferring assets out of one company into a new…

Secure Loan House Caveat

November 19 2018 It is not uncommon for business partners and acquaintances to lend money to one another. Often the arrangements are short term, and in the interests…

Exposed directors - Don’t pay for company debts

June 11 2019 Recent changes to Commonwealth legislation have extended the enforcement measures, and decreased the reporting timeframes, for a company’s…

So, do you remember that guarantee you gave?

January 14 2019 Personal guarantees are a feature of everyday commercial transactions covering everything from repayment of loans, payment for services and goods…

My Builder Has Home Warranty Insurance, What Could Go Wrong?

August 20 2019 Building a house or undertaking renovations is a daunting task for most people: it is a big financial commitment and we have all heard the horror…

Third tranche of insolvency law reform set to deal with phoenix companies

August 13 2019 Proposed changes to Commonwealth legislation could have a significant impact on the potential for transferring assets out of one company into a new…

Security of payment and project managers

July 29 2019 The Building and Construction Industry (Security of Payment) Act 2009 (ACT) (the “ACT Act”) entitles a person who has undertaken under a…

Exposed directors - Don’t pay for company debts

June 11 2019 Recent changes to Commonwealth legislation have extended the enforcement measures, and decreased the reporting timeframes, for a company’s…

Insolvency Law Reform - Company Directors

May 28 2019 Company Directors, Accountants, Financial Advisors Recent changes to Commonwealth legislation have significantly reformed the law relating to…