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Employment & labour law in Australia

December 13 2018 A structured guide to employment and labour law in Australia

The incumbent provider advantage

August 14 2014 In procurement processes, an incumbent provider can have, or be seen to have, a significant advantage over other potential suppliers of goods or…

Responding to requests to access to CCTV footage

September 4 2015 The use of Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) is becoming widespread. This includes use by government departments, agencies and councils. We have…

Waste to Energy projects: opportunities and challenges

January 24 2020 There is a clear need to reduce dependence on landfill and find better waste solutions. At the same time, a parallel need exists to reduce our…

Unlawful fetter: contractual pitfalls for statutory decision-makers

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…

Snapshot: real estate financing in Australia

November 30 2020 This article answers some of the key questions surrounding real estate financing in Australia, including issues relating to secured lending, valuation and loan covenants.

In brief: real estate acquisitions and leases in Australia

November 30 2020 A look at some of the key legal and practical considerations surrounding real estate acquisitions and leases in Australia, including typical contractual provisions and recommended due diligence.

Government enacts changes to Franchising Code for new car retailing - a sign of things to come

June 5 2020 Changes to the Franchising Code of Conduct affecting new car retailers have started one month earlier than expected…

Important changes to the EP&A Act - lapsing consents, appeal periods and existing uses

June 3 2020 Some important changes were recently made to the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 (EP&A Act) and the Environmental Planning and…

Proofs of debt: how to manage voidable transaction and related party claims

June 3 2020 In the liquidation of corporate groups it is not uncommon for liquidators to be confronted by inter-company claims, including a multitude of…