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New NSW laws address the use of unsafe building products in commercial, residential and industrial buildings.
The Berejiklian Government has introduced a Bill into the NSW Parliament which may change the way surcharge purchase duty and surcharge land tax applies to foreign developers.
Clayton Utz
The broad reforms set out in this amendment bill will impact on all development applications and modifications in NSW.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
Tenants should ask landlords if the exterior cladding is fire retardant, and if not, what protective steps can be taken?
Wolf Theiss
Stamp duties on certain legal transactions were introduced nearly 300 years ago to enable the illiterate to enter into legal agreements.
Lawson Lundell LLP
 Tweet  Email In response to British Columbia's red-hot real estate market, various levels of government have taken measures to mediate the growth of the residential market and to address public concerns regarding perceived loopholes related to rental regulations.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
The British Columbia Supreme Court (Court) recently released two decisions regarding the application of the Builders Lien Act (Act), providing clarity on limitation periods for filing a lien claim ...
Miller Thomson LLP
The defendant, Stuart Olson Dominion Construction Ltd (Stuart Olson), was the general contractor for the construction of a residential rental building, and plaintiff, Limen Forming West Ltd...
Devry Smith Frank LLP
The tools for resolving disputes under the Condominium Act, 1998 (the "Condo Act") were mandatory private mediation-arbitration and the courts.
KCG Partners Law Firm
At the beginning of October 2017, a new ministerial decree entered into force on the classification of arable lands.
Erdem & Erdem Law
As is known, a contract is only effective between the parties due to the principle of relativeness of contract.
Wright Hassall
Over the last year there have been reports of newly built properties being effectively worth nothing after just six years due to excessive ground rent charges.
As part of the government's drive to improve transparency and fairness within the lettings market, the Tenant Fees Bill has recently been introduced in Parliament.
Travers Smith LLP
Can landlords recover any loss at lease expiry on change of use from offices to flats? What is the dilapidations position in the context of residential conversions?
The summaries below contain updates and links to recent articles from colleagues specialising in planning...
Bircham Dyson Bell LLP
Today's entry reports on a consultation on the proposed Water Supply National Policy Statement.
Thompson Coburn LLP
You have signed a lease as a tenant. The negotiations were long and convoluted, but the lease has been signed and the space has been built-out.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Construction projects that have a mixture of union and non-union trades are becoming more prevalent.
Troutman Sanders LLP
On November 15, as has been widely reported, the Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Richard Cordray, announced by email to his staff that he would be resigning at the end of the month.
Holland & Knight
The tax proposal initially released by the House Ways and Means Committee could look very different from what Congress actually approves.
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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.
Surry Partners
Parents should document any funding arrangement of a family property purchase, to avoid the risk of a costly dispute.
ClarkeKann Lawyers
This article is aimed at practical and proactive steps for Bodies Corporate to take to protect lot owners and residents.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Businesses in food and agriculture industries should be particularly alive to the risk of slavery in their supply chains.
Stacks Law Firm
There have been many recent changes to NSW property laws affecting conveyancing and real estate transactions.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
A recent NSWLEC decision has clarified the process to be followed for formally amending a development application (DA).
Surry Partners
Our view is that an unregistered mortgage should rarely be accepted by a lender as a principal form of security.
Jones Day
E.ON engaged MT Hřjgaard ("MTH") to design and construct foundations for the Robin Rigg offshore wind farm in Scotland. The contract required MTH to exercise reasonable skill...
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
National Energy Resources Australia rates Australia below world average for the abandonment phase of project lifecycles.
Holding Redlich
The newsletter includes links to recent media releases, reports and cases relating to residential property in Australia.
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