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AFCA up and running
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • December 3 2018

On 1 November 2018, the Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) commenced accepting complaints as the new financial services external dispute


Westpac ordered to pay $3.3 million for BBSW conduct
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • December 3 2018

On 9 November 2018, the Federal Court of Australia ordered Westpac to pay a pecuniary penalty of $3.3 million in addition to ASIC’s costs for its


Financial adviser registration
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • December 3 2018

ASIC is reminding authorised financial advisers to ensure that they are listed on ASIC’s Financial Advisers Register no later than 31 December 2018


Proposed revision of large proprietary companies definition
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • December 3 2018

The Government has begun public consultation on draft regulations to increase thresholds for determining what a large proprietary company is under the


New Directors’ and Officers’ exposure to personal liability under Security of Payment Legislation in NSW
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • December 2 2018

Last week the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Amendment Act 2018 (Amending Act) was passed by both houses of NSW Parliament


Grappling with Good Faith
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • November 28 2018

The recent New South Wales Court of Appeal decision of Goodwin Street Developments Pty Ltd v DSD Buildings Pty Ltd has clarified that the statutory


Awkward Timing: When not to serve a payment schedule
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • November 20 2018

A recent decision of the Supreme Court of NSW has clarified the status of a payment schedule served out of time, but before a section 17(2)(b)


A costly Christmas present - ramifications of the commencement of the new Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payments) Act 2017
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • November 14 2018

On 17 December 2018 the new Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Act 2017 (Qld) (BIF Act) will come into force which includes amendments


Understanding your role within the Chain of Responsibility
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • November 8 2018

Recent amendments to the Heavy Vehicle National Law now place a primary duty on each party in the chain of responsibility to ensure the safe operation


Rubbing salt into the wound of an applicant in unfair dismissal proceedings
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • November 1 2018

An applicant whose claim was "doomed to fail", and was pursued by her to inflict as much damage as possible on her former employer, has led to severe