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Purchasing a business – do the right thing

A guide to due diligence So your company has decided that it is time to grow and diversify. You’ve identified a…

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Commercial Directions

What constitutes a ‘major defect’ in a residential building?

When is a residential building defect a ‘major defect’? The issue of building defects is a hot topic in the wake…

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Update on modern slavery legislation in NSW

Previous Commercial Directions articles on this topic [published on 2 April 2019 and 20 September 2018] looked at the status of…

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Warranties against defects in the supply of services

Recent amendments to section 90 of the Competition and Consumer Regulations 2010 (Cth) requiring mandatory wording for certain consumer guarantees came…

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Employee entitlements now include family and domestic violence leave

All businesses covered by the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (FW Act) need to be aware of an important change to…

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Changes affecting short-term holiday letting in NSW

An Act has successfully passed NSW Parliament which will ensure that local communities continue to gain economic benefits of short-term holiday…

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Update on modern slavery legislation in Australia

In the September 2018 issue of Commercial Directions, we reported on the status of modern slavery legislation in Australia. At that…

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Security of Payment Act benefits companies in liquidation – but not for long

The decision of the NSW Court of Appeal in Seymour Whyte Constructions v Ostwald Bros Pty Ltd (in liq) [2019] NSWCA…

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