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On a Proper Construction: Issue 8 (Adjudication: You won but the other side won’t pay. What next?)

Introduction In his 2011 book The Better Angels of our Nature Steven Pinker makes an argument that despite our impressions, over time…

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ASIC’s new product intervention power

As part of its response to the Financial System Inquiry, the Australian Government introduced a product intervention power to enable…

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COVID-19: *UPDATE* NSW GOVERNMENT TENANCY AMENDMENTS

COVID-19 Legislation Amendment (Emergency Measures) Act 2020 (NSW) (Act) received assent on 25 March 2020, giving the NSW Government the…

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COVID-19: NSW Government Tenancy amendments

Last night, the Legislative Council of the NSW State Government agreed to pass amendments to both the Residential Tenancies Act…

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Practical tips for banks to ensure compliance with freezing orders

Introduction Following our most recent article on whether a bank can be in contempt of court for breaching the terms…

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Regulatory update – corporate and financial sector penalties Bill passed by both houses

In our regulatory update of 19 December 2018, we reported on the progress of the Treasury Laws Amendment (Strengthening Corporate…

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