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Director penalty notices
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • December 7 2017

The provisions of the Taxation Administration Act provide that the directors of companies are required to ensure that their company complies with


Other States and the Commonwealth’s response to 'non conforming building products'
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • December 5 2017

Following Melbourne's Lacrosse and London's Grenfell Tower fires, the Federal and State Government have taken various steps to address the use of


High Court confirms that permits are mandatory for union officials attending construction sites
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • December 5 2017

The High Court of Australia has recently rejected an application for special leave from the Full Federal Court decision in Australian Building and


Count down to the Introduction of the Mandatory Data Breach Notification Obligations
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • December 5 2017

A mandatory data breach notification regime under the new Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Act 2017 will come into force from 22 February


What? You’re Insolvent? That’s fine, just keep working
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • December 4 2017

From 1 July 2018, reforms to the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (the Act) will become effective including the addition of safe harbour laws and


One provision to void them all: the shadow life of section 34
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • December 1 2017

Section 34 of the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 1999 (Act) provides


Project Bank Accounts - What Lies Ahead
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • December 1 2017

The new Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Bill 2017 (Qld) was assented to on 10 November 2017, which will see the introduction of


Factoring of Debtors and Leading with your Chin
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • November 26 2017

Factoring of Debtors and Leading with your Chin Factoring agreements are very popular with subcontractors and suppliers in the construction industry


What’s on the cards for Australia’s corporate whistleblower laws?
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • November 24 2017

The dawning of a new year is a time ripe for predictions. In considering the area of whistleblower law reform, the 'Treasury Laws Amendment


A New “Fairer” Way In Queensland - Building Industry Fairness (Security Of Payment) Act
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • November 16 2017

On 10 November 2017, the new Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Bill 2017 (Qld) was assented to by the Parliament. This will see the