Publications

Date Title Author Practice Area
17 May 2017

Film offset regime unchanged despite industry lobbying

Despite some intensive lobbying from industry and the Queensland State Government, this year's Budget left the Australian Screen Production Incentive (more commonly known as...

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Banking, Finance & Property
12 Apr 2017

Multi-lender Financing in the Middle

SNAPSHOT

Multi-lender financing, at its simplest, is an arrangement where two or more lenders agree to meet the financing...

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Banking, Finance & Property
11 Apr 2017

The Prudent Solicitor and Power of Attorney

In the case of Yaktine v Perpetual Trustees Victoria Ltd [2004] NSWSC 1078, the NSW Supreme Court considered the duties of solicitors when dealing with power of...

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Roger Mattar Property
16 Mar 2017

Retail Leases Changes: For better or worse?

The Retail Leases Amendment (Review) Bill 2016 ('Bill') passed without amendment through the Legislative Council. It is now awaiting Royal Assent and will come into force...

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Roger Mattar Property
08 Mar 2017

Amendments to the definition of PPS Lease in the PPSA

On 1 March, the Personal Property Securities Amendment (PPS Leases) Bill 2017 (the Bill) was introduced and received its second reading.

The...

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David Murray-Nobbs Banking, Finance & Property
01 Mar 2017

Off-the-Plan Contracts: 'Take It or Leave It'?

 

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Roger Mattar Property
22 Feb 2017

The Court of Appeal clarifies the meaning of fixtures under the PPSA – Financiers take note

The Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth) (PPSA) does not regulate interests in land or fixtures, which are traditionally regarded as forming...

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David Murray-Nobbs Banking, Finance & Property
07 Feb 2017

PPSA Update – Registration against company ABN instead of ACN – A seriously misleading defect in registration

The Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth) (PPSA) has posed many challenges for financiers and lessors...

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David Murray-Nobbs Banking, Finance & Property
21 Dec 2016

Court awards former Manly Warringah Sea Eagles player damages over unfulfilled contract

Kemp Strang acted for Jordan Latham who has been awarded damages in his contractual dispute with Manly Warringah Sea Eagles.

On 20 December 2016, the Court delivered...

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Dispute Resolution & Insolvency
14 Dec 2016

Supreme Court summarily dismisses Promissory Note defences and claims

Summary

Mr and Mrs Evans alleged that they had repaid a debt owed by them to ANZ by way of a Promissory Note. Mr and Mrs Evans further alleged that as...

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Dispute Resolution & Insolvency
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