Is reproducing building plans an infringement of copyright?
The Supreme Court of Queensland answered this question in the authority of Coles v Dormer & Ors  QSC 224.
Determining the value of security interests – a timely reminder on unfair preference claims
The recent authority of Trenfield & Ors v HAG Import Corporation (Australia) Pty Ltd  QDC 107 called numerous points
Ipso Facto and Safe Harbour: Recent Changes
The recent introduction of the safe harbour amendments to the Corporations Act and the newly implemented ipso facto exclusions (effective
Collecting and Pursuing Statute-Barred Debt
In Queensland, the Limitation of Actions Act 1974 (Qld) (the LAA) governs the time frames bestowed upon creditors in which
Is a Landlord’s claim against a Company under administration extinguished by a Deed of Company Arrangement (DOCA)?
Traditionally, a DOCA extinguishes all claims that existed at the time when a company was placed into administration. This is
The Importance of Updating a Will
After preparing a will it is important that the testator does not have a “set-and-forget” approach to the document, or
Misrepresentations in Business Sale Agreements
The recent case of Shah v Hagemarad  FCA 91, case concerned the sale of Subway franchise for $460,000 where
Use of SMSFs as Investment Structures
Self-Managed Super Funds (SMSFs) are increasing in popularity as retirement savings structures. Investors often choose to set up SMSFs instead
Breaking News – Building Construction Law Update – New Security of Payment Commencement Date Announced
The Queensland Government has announced a timeframe for the implementation of the new security of payment regime under the Building
Testamentary capacity and delusional beliefs
Making a will when one is under a false or mistaken belief about a material fact can be one factor