As part of the move towards 100 electronic lodgement of land instruments in Victoria, version 5 of the Registrar's Requirements for Paper
As Australia moves to electronic platforms for conveyancing, Fran Rush sets out what the banking sector should be looking at now. Disclaimer Clayton
The Queensland Parliament passed the Farm Business Debt Mediation Bill 2016 (Qld) on 21 March 2017, which is to commence on 1 July 2017...
From 1 August 2016, full compliance is required with the NSW new identity verification rules in conveyancing transactions. The NSW Land and Property
The ACCCANZ case is of interest for companies operating in multi-channel distribution and possibly for principalagency relationships from a
Identity fraud in mortgage transactions is a mischief that poses a potential problem to all landowners and mortgagees alike. Identity fraud can occur
In the recent case of Bondi Beachside Pty Ltd v Chief Commissioner of State Revenue 2013 NSWSC 21, Justice Gzell of the NSW Supreme Court held that
A first ranking mortgagee should not assume that its security interest is adequately protected under the terms of a mortgage.
There are various issues of which a secured creditor must be aware in seeking to either comply with its obligations or take steps to enforce a mortgage under the Act.
The Australian Government's promise to allow covered bonds in Australia is one step closer to fulfilment with the introduction into Parliament of the Banking Amendment (Covered Bonds) Bill 2011.