Publications

The government provides more guidance with a code, but the detail will be left to Landlords and Tenants. Legislation update (current as at 8 April 2020). The National Cabinet has announced that a mandatory code for commercial tenancies will be introduced, guiding mandatory rent relief to tenants in line with the hibernation strategy. The aim […]

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Welcome to Issue 56 of our fortnightly Banking Sector Newsletter. The purpose of this newsletter is to provide those in the banking sector with a digestible and relevant snapshot of current news, case law and legislation from the past fortnight. We hope you find this edition useful!

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COVID-19 is having a profound effect on the financial performance of many businesses. In response, the Australian Bankers Association announced a business relief package which is available to business customers of participating banks that have total business loan facilities of up to $10 million and have advised their Bank that their business is affected by […]

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Welcome to Issue 85 of the NSW Public Sector Newsletter. COVID-19 continues to dominate news and developments within the public sector. The New South Wales Bar Association’s consolidated guide to the various COVID-19-related Court arrangements in NSW and Federal Courts and Tribunals provides helpful guidance. The guide covers information for those attending court as well […]

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As the COVID-19 pandemic unfolds, many businesses are experiencing challenges managing their contractual obligations with customers and suppliers. ¬†With unprecedented disruption to supply chains, businesses are being forced to assess risk exposure at all levels of their supply chains and to consider whether their suppliers, their customers, or they themselves, can comply with their current […]

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Welcome to Issue 79 of the Victorian Public Sector Newsletter. It is not surprising COVID-19 has dominated the news of the last fortnight given it has permeated every aspect of our lives. The Government and the public service has done pretty much everything imaginable (except sleep) to keep Victorians and our health system safe in […]

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Many of you are likely receiving regular updates on the impact of COVID-19 on your tenancy, given that the Australian Government has implemented further restrictions on public gatherings. The events over the past week have significantly impacted businesses by either restricting trading or forcing a complete shutdown. We are awaiting the release of regulations from […]

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Many of you are likely receiving regular updates on the impact of COVID-19 on your properties, given that the Australian Government has implemented further restrictions on public gatherings. The events over the past week have significantly impacted businesses by either restricting trading or forcing a complete shutdown. We are awaiting the release of regulations from […]

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COVID-19 continues to dominate news and developments within the public sector. This issue highlights the available information regarding COVID-19 and the public sector response to it, including arrangements implemented by SA Courts and amendments to Acts and Regulations to facilitate the Commonwealth and SA Government policy response to the pandemic.

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There have been significant announcements relating to Bank support of customers in the wake of the COVID 19 Coronavirus. But what do the changes mean for non-bank lenders? Our question and answer fact sheet may assist non-bank lenders to understand the changes that have been made to date.  

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