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The Financial Risks of Breaching a COVID public health order

26 October 2021 | Legal Developments |

Media recently reported that a Sydney father and his two children broke lockdown and travelled to Byron Bay plunging the Northern …

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Webinar: Key COVID-19 insights learnt for the Australian construction industry

13 August 2021 | Business Structuring |

As part of our joint webinar discussion series, the CFO Centre & Nexus Construction discuss the options available to a company negatively impacted by COVID & lockdowns

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COVID19 Construction Update: NSW construction workers permitted to leave Locked Down LGAs, under strict restrictions

12 August 2021 | Civil Contractors and Construction |

NSW Govt. announces amendment to the public health order, allowing construction workers to leave & work outside Locked Down LGAs, under strict requirements. 

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Webinar: Business Restructuring for Success in post COVID Australia – A case study discussion with the CFO Centre

20 July 2021 | Business Structuring |

As part of an ongoing webinar discussion series, the CFO Centre and Nexus Law Group discuss the options available to a company negatively impacted by COVID, lockdowns and a substantial drop in revenue.

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COVID 19 Construction Update: NSW construction sites shut down until end of July 2021

19 July 2021 | Civil Contractors and Construction |

On 17 July 2021, the NSW Government issued a public health order directing that work not be carried out on construction sites in Greater Sydney. "Following construction sites being shut down over 17 – 18 July 2021, builders and subcontractors should review their contracts closely and attend to issuing contract notices for extensions of time and suspension of work as applicable," said Nexus National Practice Director Ben Robertson.

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Property Law: Legal aspects to consider when purchasing detached house investment properties

30 June 2021 | Legal Developments |

When purchasing a detached house as an investment property, it is important to consider the legal aspects and responsibilities which accompany your real estate purchase.

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Construction Update: Design & Building Practitioners Act (DAB P Act) Commencement

30 June 2021 | Civil Contractors and Construction |

"With NSW Design & Building Practitioners Act 2020 coming into force on 1 July 2021, there will be a 12 month transition period to allow industry to adapt to the new provisions," said National Practice Director Ben Robertson.

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COVID 19 Update: Business Interruption Insurance Policy

30 June 2021 | Civil Contractors and Construction |

"As we reported last year, business interruption policy insurers lost a significant test case in the NSW Court of Appeal when the court found that many exclusion clauses, which insurers sought to rely upon to deny claims for business interruption due to COVID 19, were invalid," said Nexus National Practice Director Construction & Infrastructure Ben Robertson.

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Construction Update: NCC 2022 Revisions

30 June 2021 | Civil Contractors and Construction |

"A revision of the National Construction Code is planned for 2022 and the scope and impact of the proposed changes highlighted in this first draft will be significant," said Nexus National Practice Director Construction & Infrastructure Ben Robertson.

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Webinar: Business Restructuring for Success in post COVID Australia – A Discussion with the CFO Centre

23 June 2021 | Business Structuring |

As part of an ongoing webinar discussion series, the CFO Centre and Nexus Law Group discuss key economic, financial and legal issues impacting Australian SMEs. In this episode, the CFO Centre’s CEO David King, NSW Regional Director Paul Gunson and Nexus Corporate & Commercial specialist Group Principal Colin Miller discuss current client business sentiment and structuring options available for SMEs in this new post Job Keeper economic environment.

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Nexus explains the difference between e- and digital signatures

22 June 2021 | Estate Planning |

In the June 2021 edition of Acuity, Nexus Law Group legal technologist and Group Principal Jeremy Duffy explains the difference between e- and digital signatures, "As the use of e-signatures increases exponentially, chartered accountants and their clients need to understand the difference between the two and the legal responsibilities implied with each."

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Nexus publishes 2021 Construction & Projects Guide with Thomson Reuters Practical Law

15 June 2021 | Civil Contractors and Construction |

“We are always proud to contribute to this global series,” said Nexus National Practice Director Construction & Infrastructure Ben Robertson, “Our Q&A Guide to Construction & Projects in Australia provides an in-depth overview of the main trends developing in the local construction and projects market."

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Strata Property Law: Legal aspects to consider when purchasing strata titled investment properties

11 June 2021 | Legal Developments |

When purchasing a strata titled apartment as an investment property, it is important to consider the legal aspects and responsibilities which accompany your real estate purchase" said property specialist Group Principal Mark Foy

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Webinar: Managing Potential Company Solvency Issues

07 June 2021 | Commercial Agreements |

"It is important directors identify potential solvency issues and engage with the appropriate avenues of support as early on as possible, if they are able to ride out the wake of these domestic and international events," said Nexus Risk & Compliance specialist Colin Miller.

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