Under the Australian Consumer Law, agents may be liable where that information is considered misleading or deceptive. Whilst disclaimers can be an effective shield against liability, they are not failsafe.
Nearly a year after the introduction of the GST withholding laws, property developers are continuing to get tripped up by the new regime.
A recent decision reinforces the importance of liquidators carefully considering whether to appeal a decision of the Court after seeking directions as they may be doing so at their own personal cost.
“I’m just saying!” – Are you making a defamatory publication? Mandarin Guide to Defamation in Australia
Madgwicks is proud to present the Mandarin Guide to Defamation in Australia.
Google has been fined €50 million by the French data protection agency, Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Liberts (CNIL). Partner Dudley Kneller explains what impact this decision may have for Australian companies.
Valuer and Retail Leases Update – Landlords to carefully consider what is included in a lease as a landlord installation
Under a retail lease, landlords need to take careful consideration of what is included as a landlord installation with a recent case finding a landlord was required to undertake repair and maintenance of items that it leases to a tenant.
Proposed changes to the Privacy Act could signal a new approach to regulating privacy compliance.
Whether or not a lease is governed by the Retail Leases Act 2003 (Vic) is a matter of law and landlords and tenants cannot make (or not make) a lease retail simply by agreement.