RBG Lawyers / News / March 16, 2017

PPSA: Reducing scope of leases giving rise to a security interest

This article discusses the first significant amendment to come out of the statutory review of the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth) (PPSA). The Personal Property Securities Amendment (PPS Leases)[...]

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RBG Lawyers / News / December 14, 2016

Changes to the Retail Shop Leases Act 1994

Retail Shop Leases Amendment Act 2016 The Retail Shop Leases Amendment Act 2016 came into force on 25 November 2016. This article sets out some of the more important amendments[...]

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RBG Lawyers / News / December 14, 2016

Competition law considerations in interactive procurements

In some procurements where there are a large number of industry participants, it may be advantageous for the procuring entity (such as a State) to identify common requirements or terms[...]

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RBG Lawyers / News / December 01, 2016

Travel Insurers Alert

RBG has recently acted for a travel insurer on behalf of nine individuals who each purchased a 2 week cruise holiday in the Federal Circuit Court case of Ferme &[...]

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RBG Lawyers / News / September 22, 2015

Simplification measures for the PPSA - 90 day distinction for PPS Leases to be removed

On 25 June 2015 the Personal Property Securities Amendment (Deregulatory Measures) Act 2015 (Act) received Royal Assent after being passed by both Houses. The Act is intended to simplify the[...]

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RBG Lawyers / News / September 18, 2015

When can a bankrupt continue to pursue a court case

Upon bankruptcy any action that the bankrupt had previously commenced is stayed until the trustee has elected in writing to prosecute or discontinue the action (s. 60(2) of the Bankruptcy[...]

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RBG Lawyers / News / March 17, 2016

The PPSR & The Cape Town Convention - Match made in heaven or marriage from hell…

The Australian Government, through the Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development (the Department), has given its clearest indication to date that it is in the process of finalising the necessary[...]

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