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Cordato Partners | Australia | 18 Aug 2019

Purchaser walks away from property purchase contract; pays vendor $458,500 for loss on resale

Purchasers who do not complete a Contract for the Sale of Land not only risk losing their deposit but also paying the loss on resale of the property


McCabe Curwood | Australia | 17 Apr 2019

Make good obligations in leases: do they apply if the premises will be demolished?

In commercial leases, often the most contentious terms are the make good provisions setting out the requirements to remove the tenant’s fit-out and


Steptoe & Johnson LLP | USA | 15 Apr 2019

Window of Opportunity To Avoid Increased New York Transfer Tax

New York state tax on transfers of real estate ("stamp duty") will increase substantially on July 1 (with limited exceptions). The changes will


Swaab | Australia | 9 Apr 2019

Priority Notices: Prudent or Impractical?

With the deadline for mandatory e-conveyancing fast approaching, conveyancing in New South Wales has unequivocally entered the digital age. And while


Cordato Partners | Australia | 31 Mar 2019

Handle with care: A warning to PEXA users lodging Caveats

Electronic conveyancing has shifted the responsibility of ensuring that a Caveat is based on a good and valid claim from the


Spruson & Ferguson | Australia | 6 Mar 2019

Key things to keep in mind when signing on the dotted line electronically

With the advancement of information technology in the last two decades, businesses are transacting more digitally and need to be aware of


Piper Alderman | Australia | 11 Jan 2019

Amendments to the Conveyancing Act: Sunset Clauses

The Conveyancing Legislation Amendment Act 2018 (NSW) (Amending Act) has been passed by both houses of Parliament in a bid to improve the level of


Geodesys | United Kingdom | 11 Jan 2019

The new transparency rules - one month on

With a month now passed since the new transparency rules came into play, the conveyancing industry has had time to digest the changes and decide the


Russell Kennedy | Australia | 19 Dec 2018

Recent amendments to conveyancing legislation in NSW

The Conveyancing Legislation Amendment Act 2018 (NSW), assented to on 22 November 2018, introduces a number of changes to the Conveyancing Act 1919


Collyer Bristow LLP | United Kingdom | 26 Nov 2018

Could a property 'Logbook' speed up the conveyancing process?

At the Annual mortgage Conference held earlier this month, government officials criticised the delays in current conveyancing processes. It was stated

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