Yearly Archives: 2016

In our February PPS Alert, we looked at the court decision in Stellard Pty Ltd & Anor (“Stellard”) v North Queensland Fuel Pty Ltd (“NQF”)[1] (“Stellard’s Case”), where the court ruled that the name of an agent typed in an email was a “signature” which bound the company under a land contract.  We also looked […]

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The consent of a landowner is generally required for a development application to be valid.  This makes sense – if an application is going to be made that could affect an owner’s rights and the purposes to which the owner’s land may be put, the owner should be required to give their consent. However, difficulties […]

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With the rush that often comes with getting a new project under way, we often see situations where there has not been a great deal of consultation between the Principal and the Project Manager. A Project Manager can play an important role and the early involvement of a good Project Manager will make a valuable […]

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Thomson Geer’s Sydney Corporate team, led by Partner Gaynor Tracey, has acted for diversified location based media company oOh!media Limited on its recent acquisition of leading digital Out of Home media operator in CBD office and car park environments, Executive Channel International Pty Ltd (ECN). This move consolidates oOh’s market leading position in the highly […]

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By media release 16-325MR, ASIC has confirmed that while false statutory declarations and fraud are matters for other regulatory and enforcement agencies, company officers who knowingly make a false statement regarding payments to creditors may themselves end up in hot water facing criminal or civil action by ASIC. Background As part of its ongoing work […]

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We are pleased to introduce the inaugural edition of Thomson Geer’s Public Sector Newsletter for Victoria. The purpose of this Newsletter is to provide government lawyers with a digestible and relevant snapshot of current news, case law and legislation. We intend it to be a useful resource for government lawyers.

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The purpose of this newsletter is to provide government lawyers with a digestible and relevant snapshot of current news, case law and legislation. We intend it to be a useful resource for government lawyers. With this in mind, we welcome feedback or suggestions for areas of interest at any time. View PDF below to load newsletter.

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Simpler regulatory and reporting obligations, and more public trust and confidence in the sector are expected if the ACNC’s goals and priorities are met. On 22 August 2016, the ACNC released its 2016-17 corporate plan.

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The purpose of this newsletter is to provide government lawyers with a digestible and relevant snapshot of current news, case law and legislation. We intend it to be a useful resource for government lawyers. With this in mind, we welcome feedback or suggestions for areas of interest at any time. View PDF below to load newsletter.

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