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Posted Dec 11, 2020 Signing Off, 2020: Can One Director’s Signature On a Company Document Bind The Company?
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INTRODUCTION When you are signing documents on behalf of a company, in order for the document to be enforceable, the document must be signed correctly and the person who signs the document must have authority to sign on behalf of the company. In Australia, the Corporations Act 2001 (‘the Act’) sets out the rules for…

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Posted Jul 07, 2020 Security of Payment Act: The role of reference dates revisited by the Court of Appeal
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  Casenote: Brolton Group Pty Ltd v Hanson Construction Materials Pty Ltd [2020] NSWCA 63 On 17 April 2020 the Court of Appeal delivered a decision in relation to the controversial topic of “reference dates” under the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 1999 (NSW) (SOP Act). There was a unanimous decision delivered…

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Posted Jun 24, 2020 Keep Payce With The Power Of The Security of Payment Act
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Canterbury-Bankstown Council v Payce Communities Pts Ltd (2019) NSWSC 1419 In Canterbury-Bankstown Council v Payce Communities Pty Ltd [2019] NSWSC 1419 His Honour Justice Henry delivered a decision on 18 October 2019 in respect of the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 1999 (NSW) (as amended) (SOP Act). The case considered an application…

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Posted Feb 28, 2020 In the Future, know the Power of Instructions
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Futurepower Developments Pty Ltd v TJ & RF Fordham Pty Ltd t/as TRN Group [2019] NSWSC 15541 On 18 October 2019 His Honour Justice Rein delivered a decision in Futurepower Developments Pty Ltd v TJ & RF Fordham Pty Ltd t/as TRN Group [2019] NSWSC 1554 which found that a developer was unable to rely…

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Posted Sep 10, 2019 Your Contract, Your Risk: A Course On How To Manage Construction Contracts To Better Secure Project Success
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DESCRIPTION COST: $375 (incl GST) PER PERSON ($325 (incl GST) PER PERSON IF THREE OR MORE FROM ONE COMPANY) Mid-session food and drinks provided A course on how to manage construction contracts to better secure project success. The difference between the success or failure of a construction project often depends on how the underlying contract…

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