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Amendments to the definition of a “PPS Lease” and the effect on current and future hire agreements
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • June 13 2017

On 20 May 2017, the Personal Property Securities Amendment (PPS Leases) Act 2017 (Cth) was passed into law. This amendment to the Personal Property


Pre-employment misleading and deceptive conduct: be careful what you promise
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • July 25 2016

Pre-employment misleading and deceptive conduct: be careful what you promise In Rakic v Johns Lyng Insurance Building Solutions (Victoria) Pty Ltd


30 things you need to know about commercial leases but were too afraid to ask
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • March 24 2015

This paper relates only to South Australian law and is general in its contents. Formal advice should be sought in relation to any specific query you


GST - lease of residential premises - increasing adjustments
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • March 6 2015

Where there is a supply of residential premises by way of lease, it is now clear that there are two supplies taking place and not a single supply


Heads up - Retail and Commercial Leases Act 1995 (SA) issues paper released
  • Piper Alderman
  • USA
  • January 15 2015

In late December 2014, the Small Business Commissioner released an issues paper inviting public comment in respect of matters that have been raised


Tips to avoid disputes on the issue of make good at the end of a lease
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • November 14 2014

The issue of make good is often not given much consideration at the time a lease is being negotiated, but rather only considered as the expiry date


Bank guarantees - are they as effective as we think?
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • August 1 2014

Many commercial and retail leases contain provision for a bank guarantee to be provided by the tenant as security for the tenant's obligations under


Insolvency update: proposed amendments to Personal Property Securities Act 2010 regarding deeming of leases for serial numbered goods as PPS leases
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • March 21 2014

On 19 March 2014, the Personal Property Securities Amendment (Deregulation Measures) Bill 2014 was introduced to the Federal Parliament to amend


Prospective retail landlords beware! Consider representations cautiously
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • February 5 2013

Landlords must be careful when making representations to encourage tenants to enter into retail leases, a recent Federal Court ruling stressed


NSW duty assessment sale of reversionary interest of land effect of long-term lease on value disregarded
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • October 28 2011

The NSW Duties Act has a specific anti-avoidance rule that enables the Commissioner when determining the dutiable value of dutiable property, to disregard any interest, agreement or arrangement (other than an encumbrance) granted or made in respect of the dutiable property that has the effect of reducing the dutiable value