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Sparke Helmore Lawyers
Article discusses two recent HC decisions relating to the security of payment legislation in NSW and South Australia.
Dentons
The High Court of Australia has held that an adjudication determination under the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 1999 NSW may not be overturned by the NSW Supreme Court on the basis that it contains an error of law.
McLennan Ross LLP
While disputes regarding estate succession in the farming context are common throughout Alberta, reported decisions are less plentiful, given that most matters settle prior to a hearing.
Pallett Valo LLP
Commercial leases will almost always have a provision prohibiting a tenant from assigning the lease or from subleasing, licensing or otherwise sharing possession of all or part of the premises to a third party without the consent of the landlord.
Gowling WLG
The Attorney General, Yasir Naqvi, announced that the balance of Bill 142, the Construction Lien Act Amendment Act, 2017 (Ontario), which received Royal Assent on December 12, 2017 ...
Blaney McMurtry LLP
In Valard Construction v Bird Construction, released yesterday (February 15, 2018), the Supreme Court has revealed a long-held misunderstanding in the construction industry ...
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
In an increasingly global and mobile society, where people move between jurisdictions with relative ease, the number of people who acquire property in foreign jurisdictions, inherit foreign property from a relative, ...
Babin Bessner Spry LLP
In what appears to be the last judgment written by Chief Justice McLachlin before her retirement this past weekend, the Supreme Court of Canada considered the scope of the doctrine of proprietary estoppel.
Arthur Cox
From 26 February 2018 onwards, the first of a number of proposed new measures aimed at combatting delays arising from Court challenges to Strategic Infrastructure Developments ...
Mason Hayes & Curran
The consequences of contractor insolvency can have far-reaching implications beyond the parties to a construction contract.
Froriep
According to a new leading case of the Federal Supreme Court, the purchase of property by Swiss nationals may require authorization if it is substantially financed by foreigners.
Shepherd & Wedderburn
Clients have asked me on a number of occasions recently to give advice where they have not qualified for receipt of Basic Payment Entitlements (BPE).
Dentons
As the need for housing gains increasing traction, to what extent are neighbourhood plans having to take a back seat? Lucy McDonnell investigates some recent decisions.
STA Law Firm
Time and again we have discussed the level of dynamicity in the sectors and industries such as construction, maritime, cryptocurrency and the like.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
While a receiver over commercial real estate is not a new concept in Michigan, historically, the process for appointing a receiver and the authority given to such a receiver lacked clarity ...
Miles & Stockbridge
In a case of first impression in Maryland, the Court of Appeals of Maryland recently held in Waterman Family Limited Partnership v. Boomer, 456 Md. 330, 173 A.3d 1069 (2017) ...
Holland & Knight
One of the most notable laws in California's package of housing laws passed by the State Legislature and signed by Gov. Jerry Brown in 2017 is SB 35, which requires most local governments to issue housing developers streamlined approvals in 90-180 days for projects that comply with a number of qualifying criteria.
Carlton Fields
In other words, there is now one less open-ended limitations period in the Third Circuit.
Duane Morris LLP
Increasingly, states, counties and cities nationwide are continuing to implement enabling legislation that mandates energy usage benchmarking and disclosure for commercial real estate.
Womble Bond Dickinson
Last time, linked here, we introduced you to the concept of nonconformity laws in North Carolina.
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Coleman Greig Lawyers
The Unfair Contract Regime may become useful for people to avoid certain clauses in a lease because they are unfair.
Cooper Grace Ward
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Surry Partners
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Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
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Cooper Grace Ward
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Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Principals and head contractors should be aware of (and comply with) the changes, or risk being in breach of the new Act.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
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