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Circular resolutions of the Board – the pros and cons

13/03/2015 A circular resolution is a documented resolution which is signed by a company’s directors, with wording to signify they are in favour of the…

Liquidated damages: a sole remedy for delay?

11/04/2014 In the first of the March 2014 editions of Constructive Notes, the writer observed that oftentimes exclusion of liability clauses and liability caps…

The loss lies when it falls – court considers extending time for appeal and the appropriate time to assess damages for breach of contract

20/05/2015 In the recent case of Baguley v Lifestyle Homes Mackay Pty Ltd [2015] QCA 75 the Queensland Court of Appeal refused to depart from the longstanding…

Fact sheet: signed, sealed and delivered – execution of deeds

10/04/2015 A number of documents are required to be executed as a deed, rather than as an agreement. Typically, where there is no visible consideration passing…

A leg up or no leg to stand on? At long last; judicial consideration of LEG 2

27/10/2015 Contract Works and Contractor's All Risk Policies comprise a critical component of risk allocation under modern construction contracts. Recovery…

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