E-Alert: Insolvency Relief in a Changed Business Environment

It is well known that Australia has been referred to as the lucky country having not experienced a recession during times when many others have. [...]

E-Alert: Queensland Land Tax COVID-19 Relief and Foreign Surcharge Update

On 7 September 2020 the Queensland Government released a further COVID-19 relief package on land tax for the year 2020/2021. On top of the 2019/2020 [...]

E-Alert: Frustrated by COVID-19? Sure! But what about your contract?

When the COVID-19 pandemic is discussed, we hear words like “unprecedented”, “once in a lifetime” and “never-before-seen”. The recent case of Happy Lounge Pty Ltd [...]

E-Alert: It’s not about COVID – Force Majeure and Frustration

Most jurisdictions have laws that assist when supervening events occur and most commercial contracts seek to allocate risk and establish rights and obligations in the [...]