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Posted Mar 16, 2016 The Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance and Corruption

The Royal Commission into Trade Union Governance and Corruption (“the Commission”) was established on 13 March 2014 by the former Governor General of the Commonwealth of Australia, Her Excellency the Honourable Quentin Bryce AC CVO. The Commission was a Royal Commission established by the Abbot Government to establish investigations into alleged financial irregularities associated with…

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Posted Mar 07, 2016 The Whole Project Package

What Do We Do? We provide property and construction law services to Property Developers as part of our Whole Project Package. We use technologies to provide   e-conveyancing options as well as timely reports and updates utilising smart technologies to assist our clients in the management of their development projects. Our expertise in Property and Construction…

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Posted Mar 02, 2016 Failure to Comply with PPSA Leads to Significant Financial Loss

 Forge Group Power Pty Limited (in liquidation) (receivers and managers appointed) v General Electric International Inc. [2016] NSWSC 52  Introduction The potential for significant financial loss resulting from a failure to register a security interest in plant or equipment, under the provisions of the Personal Properties Securities Act 1999 (Cth) (“PPSA”), became a reality in…

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Posted Mar 01, 2016 New Asbestos Dangers in the Construction Industry

The ABC News recently reported on the rise in asbestos contamination in imported building products1 and the concern in the building industry, and with statutory authorities that this would lead to a new wave of asbestos related illnesses. These circumstances follow hot on the heels of the issues raised about imported non-compliant building products which is…

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Posted Mar 01, 2016 SUBMISSION ON THE SECURITY OF PAYMENT ACT REVIEW

A.  INTRODUCTION This submission is made by Kreisson. Kreisson has been providing legal services to builders, owners and other participants in the construction and building industry for over 10 years. Kreisson’s lawyers have a considerable number of years of experience providing legal services to the construction industry and some either hold building industry qualifications or…

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