NSW COVID-19 UPDATE: NSW Health Directions for Construction Work Confirmed

NSW COVID-19 UPDATE: NSW Health Directions for Construction Work Confirmed

On 22 August 2021, the New South Wales Government published its Construction Rules and Restrictions for occupiers and workers subject to lockdown orders. The rules and restrictions released provide...

ASIC Once Again Is Successfully Prosecuting Company Officers For Non-Compliance

On 16 August 2021, ASIC released news of its prosecution of persons failing to assist liquidators in the course of their duties. The Statistics In ASIC’s media release, the corporate regulator...

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Enforcing NSW Local Court Judgments

You’ve obtained a Judgment from the Local Court of New South Wales that requires the judgment debtor to pay you money. What can you do if they don’t pay? Judgment debts are enforceable for 12 years...

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Employees – Damages for Breach of Contractual and Fiduciary Obligations

Employees are generally subject to the express terms of their employment agreements and implied and fiduciary duties and statutory duties. Breaching those duties may lead to significant damages...

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7 Ways To Enforce A Civil Judgement In New South Wales

The aim of litigation through the courts to obtain confirmation of the outcome of a dispute in the form of a judgment. If you are the plaintiff in a civil money claim, you are likely targeting an...

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Debt Management Licensing Amendments – Are you impacted?

On 1 July 2021, the National Consumer Credit Protection Amendment (Debt Management Services) Regulations 2021 (Amendments) came into effect. As a consequence of these Amendments, debt management...

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Obligations In Contracts To Take “All Necessary Steps”- Getting The Rough End Of The Pineapple

Commercial agreements frequently contain broad statements about each parties’ obligations, including that each party must take all reasonable or necessary steps to achieve the purpose of the...

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Landmark Decision: First business interruption insurance COVID19 test case confirms payouts may be eminent

Landmark decision in NSW court of appeal confirms the gate is now open for businesses to claim for business interruption insurance coverage as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Silver Lining...

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Owed money? Should you call a debt collector or a lawyer?

If someone owes you money, you may be unsure as to whether you should be engaging a debt recovery lawyer or alternatively a debt collection agency.  It is usually dependent on the circumstances...

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Federal Court abolishes the Peak Indebtedness Rule

In the recent decision of Badenoch Integrated Logging Pty Ltd v Bryant, in the matter of Gunns Limited (in Liquidation) (Receivers and managers appointed) [2021] FCAFC 64 (“Gunns”), the full Federal...