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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


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


Unfair Terms In The Construction Industry First Judicial Consideration
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • November 13 2017

It has now been one year since the 'unfair term' provisions contained in the Australian Consumer Law came into effect. Given that standard form


Changes to Victoria’s long service laws are coming
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • November 13 2017

The Victorian Government has recently announced that it will introduce reforms to Victoria's long service leave legislation. The changes are aimed at


Protection to finalise administration of estate
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • November 10 2017

The Victorian Supreme Court recently considered an application by the executors of an estate and the trustees of a trust to be at liberty to distribute the assets