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Posted Apr 24, 2018 Proposed Changes to the Developer Bond Scheme
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The NSW Government are proposing changes to Part 11 of the Strata Schemes Management Act 2015 (NSW) (the Act), which relate to the building bond and inspections scheme (the Bond Scheme). We have previously written an article on the Bond Scheme and how the process works, which can be found here. The proposed Strata Schemes […]

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Posted Apr 24, 2018 Pre-Separation Financial Agreements
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The Rise of Pre-Relationship Financial Agreements Financial Agreements commonly referred to by practitioners as Binding Financial Agreements (BFAs) continue to stir controversy amongst practitioners whom practice Family Law. Some swear by them, others avoid them like the plague and most would participate in drafting a few reluctantly, but would really prefer to defer the task […]

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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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