E-Alert: Is there a place for incentives and rebates in land sales?

Over many years, incentives such as lucky draws for vehicles, payment of transfer duty for the buyer and other incentives such as rebates have been [...]

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 [...]