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Challenging Adjudication Determinations - some recent guidance
  • Bradbury Legal
  • Australia
  • September 2 2018

Parties to a commercial building dispute may utilise Security of Payment (SOP) legislation in their jurisdiction to resolve payment claims and


Early release of retention money
  • Bradbury Legal
  • Australia
  • September 2 2018

Most construction contracts allow for a principal or head contractor to require the other contractor or subcontractor to provide a form of security


Construction Law Update - August 2018
  • MinterEllison
  • Australia
  • August 31 2018

This month we headline with the current public consultation on draft reforms to the New South Wales security of payment regime...


Security of Payment: Primacy of contract and assessment of subsequently identified defects
  • The Commercial Bar Association of Victoria
  • Australia
  • August 30 2018

The Supreme Court has emphasised the primacy of the building contract in granting a right to make a claim for final payment and confirmed the


NSW SOP reform back on the agenda: Draft Bill proposes significant changes
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • August 30 2018

Investigatory and enforcement powers for agencies form the centrepiece of the proposed reforms to the Building and Construction Industry Security of


Higher penalties, more offences proposed for the NSW Security of Payment Act
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • August 24 2018

Significant changes to the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 1999 (NSW) (SOP Act) - including to compliance and enforcement -


No nuances in adjudicator’s duty: Nuance Group v Shape Australia 2018 VSC 362
  • Holding Redlich
  • Australia
  • August 6 2018

Nuance Group (Australia) Pty Limited (Nuance) received a payment claim from Shape Australia Pty Limited (Shape) under the Building and Construction


Tripartite subcontracts: The new road block to subcontractor cash-flow?
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • July 30 2018

It is well understood that the security of payment regime is by far the fastest, cheapest and most efficient method for contractors to secure payment


Challenging statutory demands based on adjudication certificates
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • June 29 2018

The Supreme Court of New South Wales recently revisited the relationship between the State's security of payment legislation and the Commonwealth


An early Christmas present, December commencement date announced for next tranche of Queensland security of payment reforms
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • June 29 2018

It had been anticipated that the next phase of Queensland's security of payment reforms (dealing with important changes to payment claims, payment