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1st November 2017

UNFAIR CONTRACT TERMS. “We speak softly and carry a big stick” ACCC warns industry about unfair contract terms It has been nearly a year since the unfair... read more…

Spring cleaning can improve your cash flow

11th September 2017

As we get settled into spring and with only 15 Mondays left until Christmas, it's time to get your spring cleaning gloves on and clear any bad debts out of the 'too hard'... read more…

Priorities of equitable charging clauses?

29th June 2017

The case of Bunnings Group Ltd v. Hanson Construction Materials Pty Ltd [2017] WASC 132 recently revisited the enduring question of how to determine which... read more…

Finally, Some Ramifications for False Statutory Declarations

15th March 2017

Statutory Declarations under Building and Construction Contracts Before contractors can receive payment, they are usually obliged to give the owner a statutory declaration... read more…

Mistaken PPSA registrations can be very costly

23rd February 2017

The importance of registering a security interest correctly on the PPSR was recently addressed in In the matter of OneSteel Manufacturing Pty Ltd (administrators... read more…

Administrators: Fighting Landlord's PPSA Claims Over Plant And Equipment

3rd February 2017

Administrators (and liquidators) of companies which are tenants of leased premises may find themselves having to deal with landlords who claim a security interest in the... read more…