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GST withholding regime to commence from 1 July 2018

Commencing 1 July 2018, purchasers of new homes will have to pay GST directly to the Australian Tax Office (ATO), rather…

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Terminating for insolvency – not so fast

It is common for contracts to include a right for a party to terminate (an ‘ipso facto’ termination right) where the…

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New mandatory data breach reporting obligations now in place

Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Act 2017 (Cth) Significant changes to the privacy obligations of businesses and other entities came into…

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Allowed to err: High Court rejects judicial review of adjudication determinations

The High Court of Australia has handed down two landmark decisions on the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act…

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High Court confirms cash flow is crucial

Moray & Agnew Newcastle had an emphatic win today for one if its clients in the High Court of Australia in…

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Security of Payment: Amendments to service of notice provisions

Following the introduction of the Electronic Transactions Legislation Amendment (Government Transactions) Act 2017 (NSW), important changes have been made to the…

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Boardroom bullies, beware!

In a recent decision, the Fair Work Commission (Commission) highlighted the broad application of the anti-bullying jurisdiction under the Fair Work…

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First court actions for ACCC over small business protection laws

The ACL makes provisions of standard form contracts void and unenforceable if at least one party is a small business and…

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