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Guidance from ASIC: Approach to lending during the COVID-19 pandemic

Introduction In response to a request from the Australian Banking Association (ABA), the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has…

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NSW moves to protect essential workers – Emergency Measures legislation passed

On 13 May 2020 the COVID-19 Legislation Amendment (Emergency Measures—Miscellaneous) Bill 2020 (NSW) was passed by both houses NSW Parliament with the…

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Super Alert – 15 May 2020

This week’s Super Alert contains yet more COVID-19 updates, as well as noting some new and proposed legislation including (finally)…

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IP and COVID-19: Crown use, compulsory licensing, spare parts and other traps

As the world responds to the COVID-19 pandemic, stories have been circulating of companies offering, and governments seeking, greater access…

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Practical analysis of the NSW regulations (Retail and Other Commercial Leases (COVID-19) Regulation 2020)

On 24 April 2020, the Retail and Other Commercial Leases (COVID-19) Regulation 2020 (NSW) (Regulation) commenced, affecting both retail and commercial leases…

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COVID-19 – changes to execution of property contracts by companies

As a result of a Determination made by the Treasurer, the Corporations Act 2001 and the Corporations Regulations relating to…

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