Filter

E-Briefs

Filter

Property & Construction

My Builder Has Home Warranty Insurance, What Could Go Wrong?

Building a house or undertaking renovations is a daunting task for most people: it is a big financial commitment ...

Business

Third tranche of insolvency law reform set to deal with phoenix companies

Illegal phoenixing involves creating a new company then transferring company assets from an existing company to the new company for the purposes of making those assets unavailable to creditors of the existing company...

Private Clients

Selling Property 101 – What you need to know

Selling property can be a stressful and trying time. However, there are some things you can do to make the process easier for you and your family ...

Property & Construction

Security of payment and project managers

This eBrief was updated 29/07/19 to cover the application of Security of Payment legislation to project management services and how it can affect you ...

Business

Exposed directors – Don’t pay for company debts

Recent changes to Commonwealth legislation have extended the enforcement measures, and decreased the reporting timeframes, for a company’s superannuation guarantee charge (SGC) obligations ...

Private Clients

What happens to my super when I die?

Most people assume that their Super will be paid to whoever they have left their assets to in their Will. However, this is not always the case – so be careful!

Business

Insolvency Law Reform – Company Directors

Recent changes to Commonwealth legislation have significantly reformed the law relating to corporate insolvency practices, and have created new provisions designed to give greater flexibility to companies in financial distress.

Property & Construction

Cash poor but asset rich: How Clubs can unlock the value in their biggest asset

Land redevelopment is an expensive proposition. In considering how to unlock the value of their land ...

Property & Construction

What is community title in the ACT?

Community title is a form of land tenure in the Australian Capital Territory, which brings separate parcels of land together in a ‘community’ of land that have a shared interest or use in common land eg roads or amenities.

Property & Construction

Resolving Fencing Disputes

Disputes between neighbours about the height, colour and materials used for a border fence, not to mention costs, are a frequent source of disputes between Territorians...

Property & Construction

Subdivide Rural or Farm Land in NSW

In NSW, any plan that creates new boundaries for separate use or occupation constitutes a subdivision of the existing parcel. The purpose of a subdivision is generally so that the owner of a large parcel of land can divide the parcel into smaller lots (being separate titles) to be sold off separately.

Private Clients

Retirement Villages – What could go wrong?

Entering into a retirement village contract is an important financial and legal step – possibly second only to the purchase of your home ...

E-Briefs Sign Up

At Meyer Vandenberg, our e-Brief newsletters consist of industry news covering a multitude of topics. Usually one to two page in length (sometimes more), the newsletter covers topics like property, employment, construction, government, not for profit, private client and litigation news. You are welcome to subscribe to any or all of newsletter topics by using the subscription form below.

Our previous newsletters are searchable by topic and by date and are ready to share on social media.

 

  • Topics of Interest