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September 23, 2021

Supreme Court of Tasmania (Full Court) confirms position on security bond

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September 10, 2021

Will proposed reforms to Unfair Contract Terms regime affect the building and construction industry?

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August 30, 2021

Supreme Court of NSW considers exclusion of the prevention principle

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August 18, 2021

UK Supreme Court overturns Court of Appeal’s interpretation of Liquidated Damages clause

The UK Supreme Court (UKSC) in Triple Point Technology, Inc v PTT Public Company Ltd [2021] UKSC 29 has overturned the English and...

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August 16, 2021

The Big Pineapple and Negative Stipulations

The recent decision of Rankin Investments (Qld) Pty Ltd & Anor v CMC Property Pty Ltd & Ors [2021] QCA 156 considered whether a contractual...

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August 11, 2021

Supreme Court Allows Arbitral Tribunal to Determine its Own Jurisdiction

The NSW Supreme Court in CPB Contractors Pty Ltd v DEAL S.R.L. [2021] NSWSC 820 recently considered and upheld the kompetenz-kompetenz...

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August 2, 2021

New Public Health Directions Allow for Reopening of Construction Sites in NSW and SA

New South Wales The NSW Government announced on Wednesday 28 July 2021 that work on most construction sites in NSW can resume from Saturday...

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July 21, 2021

Clarity regarding calculating the statutory limitation period under the Victorian Building Act

The Victorian Supreme Court (VSC) in Lendlease Engineering Pty Ltd v Owners Corporation No.1 & Ors [2021] VSC 338 considered the...

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July 9, 2021

Giorgio Armani Estopped From Relying on Waiver and Release in Variation Clause

The recent decision of Valmont Interiors Pty Ltd v Giorgio Armani Australia Pty Ltd (No 2) [2021] NSWCA 93 considered circumstances in which a party...

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June 25, 2021

The Building and Construction Industry (Security of Payment) Bill 2021 (WA)

On 22 June 2021, the Western Australian Parliament passed the Building and Construction (Security of Payment) Bill 2021 (WA) (the Bill) which is aimed...

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June 4, 2021

When Will a Dispute Resolution Clause be Void for Uncertainty?

A recent decision by the New South Wales Supreme Court in LWB Qld SBB Limited v State of Queensland [2021] NSWSC 462 found that a dispute resolution...

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