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Matthew Singh

Posted May 30, 2018 New Light on Supporting Statements
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CASE NOTE: CENTRAL PROJECTS PTY LTD V DAVIDSON [2018] NSWSC 523 On 30 April 2018, the Supreme Court of New South Wales handed down its decision in the case of Central Projects Pty Ltd v Davidson [2018] NSWSC 523. The case concerned an application made by Central Projects Pty Ltd (CP) seeking judgment against Mr […]

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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 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 Jan 30, 2018 Developer Bonds—A Quick and Easy Fix for Defects?
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On 1 January 2018, changes to the new Strata Schemes Management Act 2015 (NSW) (the SSMA) commenced which now require for developers to lodge a building bond with NSW Fair Trading on behalf of the Department of Finance, Services and Innovation (the Building Bond Secretary) to the value of 2 percent of the contract value […]

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