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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 [1] 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…

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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 Sep 11, 2019 Lendlease -v- Timecon: A Contract or ‘Other Arrangement’ under the SOP Act
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On 12 June 2019 the decision of Lendlease Engineering Pty Ltd v Timecon Pty Ltd [2019] NSWSC 685 was delivered by Ball J. This case was a departure from other case law on the question of whether “a contract or other arrangement” under the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 1999 (NSW) (the SOP…

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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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Posted Sep 10, 2019 The Security of Payment Act: A Course On How The New Changes Will Affect Your Business
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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 the new changes will affect your business. If you are a contract administrator, project manager, developer, builder or subcontractor in the building and construction industry, don’t miss…

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