In A&A Martins Pty Limited v Liu 2019 ACTCA 8, the ACT Court of Appeal rejected a subcontractor's claim against a principal for unjust enrichment
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The new Strata Defects Regime will have short- and long-term effects on developers, and they should be getting ready now. New South Wales' new Strata
The conventional view in Australia is that an unconditional bank guarantee provided to secure performance of a contract operates autonomously...
Last week the Federal Government agreed with independent Senators to implement a national security of payment (SOP) scheme as part of a package
Potential changes to NSW security of payment laws are wide-ranging, and could affect payment claims, exemptions, offsets and adjudications. Industry
Head contractors must soon establish trust accounts to hold retention money under subcontracts for certain projects as a result of new regulations
Usually a principal is not entitled to rely on a set-off or counterclaim to resist court proceedings to recover a debt under the Building and
Contractors or subcontractors need to carefully consider whether they in fact hold the licences that permit them to carry out the works they will be required to perform.
Generally in the workplace context, any intellectual property (IP) created by an employee in the course of their employment is, in the normal course, owned by the employer.