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Posted Mar 27, 2018 eContracts As A Part of eConveyancing
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Settlements through PEXA have been in operation since 2014. And while PEXA has gained quite some momentum in the shift towards electronic transactions, being one of the most popular topics of dinner conversations between property lawyers and conveyancers – “Are you on PEXA?”, PEXA currently impacts only the settlement process, but does not provide any […]

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Posted Mar 26, 2018 eConveyancing Update
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As you are no doubt aware, KREISSON made history in June 2016 by conducting the first end to end digital, entirely paperless conveyance of Australian property. Since then the industry has been moving towards digital revolution and has been assisted by various State Government mandates. The NSW State Government has been encouraging and championing eConveyancing […]

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Posted Mar 20, 2018 Valentine’s Day Delivers an Unsurprising End to a Long Journey
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CASE NOTE: PROBUILD CONSTRUCTIONS (AUST) PTY LTD V SHADE SYSTEMS PTY LTD [2018] HCA 4 On Valentine’s Day (14 February 2018), the High Court of Australia handed down its decision in the case of Probuild Constructions (Aust) Pty Ltd v Shade Systems Pty Ltd [2018] HCA 4. This case concerned an appeal by Shade Systems […]

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Posted Mar 20, 2018 What is a Pay When Paid Provision?
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CASE NOTE: MAXCON CONSTRUCTIONS PTY LTD V VADASZ [2018] HCA 5 On 14 February 2018, the High Court of Australia handed down its decision in the case of Maxcon Constructions Pty Ltd v Vadasz [2018] HCA 5 (which was the same time that it handed down its decision in Probuild Constructions (Aust) Pty Ltd v […]

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Posted Feb 26, 2018 Chain of Responsibility laws introduced in Queensland for Non Conforming Building Products
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INTRODUCTION In response to the Lacrosse Fire in Melbourne in 2014, the recall of faulty and potentially dangerous infinity electrical cables in 2015 and more recently the Grenfell fire in June 2017 the Queensland Government implemented the  Building and Construction Legislation (Non-Conforming Building Products ‒ Chain of Responsibility and Other Matters) Amendment Act 2017 (Qld) (“the NCBP […]

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