Publications

Date Title Author Practice Area
31 Aug 2017

Anytime, Anywhere Banking for all Australians: Open 24/7

Open Banking Update

Open Banking represents a social, technological and ideological shift in banking and earlier this month the Commonwealth Government released an "...

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Banking, Finance & Property
24 Aug 2017

Can a borrower sue a lender after discharge of its mortgage?

A recent decision in the Supreme Court of NSW reinforced existing authority that, once a borrower has paid out its mortgage, it has limited rights against the lender....

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Phil Kaunitz Dispute Resolution & Insolvency
22 Aug 2017

NEWS FLASH – Trust and Capital Raising Alert

ASIC has finally taken steps to close a loophole in the capital raising rules. Although the actions were taken to close down the controversial fund raising activities of...

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Ivan Oshry Corporate Advisory
04 Aug 2017

Changes to Conveyancing Legislation

On 1 September 2017 the Conveyancing (Sale of Land) Regulation 2017 (Regulation) will come into effect. The Regulation repeals and replaces the C...

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Roger Mattar Banking, Finance & Property
19 Jul 2017

Security of payment for construction contracts - what you need to know about legislative changes

On 1 May 2015, significant changes were brought about regarding the treatment of the security of payment for construction contracts.

The Building and Construction...

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Roger Mattar Banking, Finance & Property
19 Jul 2017

Boxing at Shadows? APRA's proposed powers to regulate (and collect more information on) lending activities of Non-ADIs

Banking Regulatory Update

On Monday 17 July 2017, the Commonwealth government released "The Treasury Laws Amendment (Non-ADI Lender Rules) Bill 2017" for an...

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Banking, Finance & Property
28 Jun 2017

Crossing the line in cross border finance arrangements – what you need to know post Chevron decision

On 21 April 2017 the Full Federal Court of Australia handed down its decision in what has been described as the most significant tax case ever litigated in Australia: ...

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Andrea Wookey Banking, Finance & Property
28 Jun 2017

Case Summary: National Australia Bank Ltd v John Albert Rose [2016] VSCA 169

In case you missed it, almost a year ago now the Victorian Supreme Court provided some important guidance to banks and bankers about the importance of their duties to...

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Andrea Wookey Banking, Finance & Property
26 Jun 2017

Supreme Court rejects duress argument made following mediation

Summary

St.George and Ian Craig Press engaged in a mediation. At the conclusion of the mediation, a settlement deed was executed by the parties.

Unbeknownst to...

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Ian Marsden Dispute Resolution & Insolvency
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
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