Tightening the Chain of Responsibility: Changes to the Heavy Vehicle National Laws

2019-03-03T17:17:36+10:00 March 3rd, 2019|Commercial & Corporate Advisory, General Counsel Services|

On 1 October 2018, changes to the Chain of Responsibility (CoR) laws were introduced. The changes sought to put an emphasis on the accountability and responsibility for breaches of the Heavy Vehicle National Law and Regulations (HVNL). Under CoR laws, if you are named as a party in the CoR and exercise, or are capable

The new ipso facto regime and what it means for your contract

2018-08-13T18:30:32+10:00 August 13th, 2018|Commercial & Corporate Advisory, Construction Contracts, General Counsel Services|

As part of the Federal Government’s reforms to Australia’s insolvency laws under the National Innovation Science Agenda (Agenda) to promote entrepreneurship and encourage innovation, a new ipso facto stay regime became applicable to contracts from 1 July 2018. A link to our previous article on this topic can be found here. The ipso facto regime