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Repeal of Covid Business Protection January 2021

18 January 2021 | Corporate Finance |

In a bid to support the Australian economy and business during the pandemic, the new Coronavirus Economic Response Package Omnibus Act restricted the ways that creditors could recover their debts. These COVID-driven debtor relief measures have now expired.

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March 2021 Countdown For NSW Residential Builders

13 January 2021 | Civil Contractors and Construction |

From 1 March 2021, as part of a significant reform for the residential construction industry, NSW residential builders will be able to utilise the Building & Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 1999 (NSW) ('the SOP Act') to obtain outstanding payments from owners.

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Law firms need to consider increasing cyber security measures in 2021

21 December 2020 | Corporate Finance |

Nexus' Principal and legal tech expert Jeremy Duffy discusses the three key things legal businesses undertake to start 2021 in a more cyber-secure position.

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Nexus Construction & Infrastructure Top Tips for 2021

15 December 2020 | Civil Contractors and Construction |

As we close 2020 and move into 2021, businesses in the construction industry should consider preparing their businesses for the following activities over holiday shutdown period

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Nexus Construction & Infrastructure 2020 Round Up

09 December 2020 | Civil Contractors and Construction |

Nexus' Construction & Infrastructure team provides a review of the key industry legislative changes which took place in 2020.

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Australia’s new Payment Times Reporting Scheme will commence 1 January 2021

01 December 2020 | Corporate Finance |

With Australia’s new Payment Times Reporting Scheme commencing 1 January 2021, large businesses in Australia will start the new year having to publicly report their payment practices to small businesses.

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NSW Government Launches Project Remediate

27 November 2020 | Construction & Infrastructure |

NSW Government launches Project Remediate, a program focused on providing financial assistance and technical/quality assurance measures to the owners of residential apartment buildings affected by high risk combustible cladding.

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Nexus sponsors Innovation & LegalTech Week 2021

24 November 2020 | Nexus News |

Nexus is very proud sponsor the Centre Of Legal Innovation and ALPMA's Innovation & LegalTech Week 2021. "COVID has fundamentally changed the Australian legal landscape. Innovation & LegalTech Week 2021 is about navigating this change as we move into a new post-COVID world," said Marcus McCarthy.

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Nexus Law Group strengthens Construction & Infrastructure practice with new National Practice Director

23 November 2020 | Civil Contractors and Construction |

Nexus Law Group announces the appointment of Ben Robertson as Partner and National Practice Director of Construction & Infrastructure team.

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Nexus discusses the Future of Legal Services with Newcastle Law School

12 November 2020 | Nexus News |

Nexus Law Group’s Manager Director Marcus McCarthy was invited speak on a Newcastle Law School webinar panel on NewLaw and the Future of Legal Services, alongside the School's Professor Tania Sourdin and Terri Mottershead from the Centre for Legal Innovation.

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Nexus sponsors HIA’s 2020 Hunter Housing and Kitchen & Bathroom Awards

10 November 2020 | Nexus News |

"Nexus is proud to be sponsoring this year's HIA Hunter Housing and Kitchen & Bathroom Awards. With such a turbulent 2020, it is exciting to be able to celebrate successes in our industry. 2021 will undoubtedly bring a new world of opportunities and challenges, and we’re ready to help our clients navigate them," said Nexus Law Group’s Manager Director Marcus McCarthy.

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Hunter Business Review: Nexus article on Understanding the Pros & Cons of Surety Bonds

30 October 2020 | Nexus News |

Their October 2020 issue, the Hunter Business Review featured an article by Nexus Law Group on Understanding the Pros and Cons of Surety Bonds. Commenting on the article, Group Principal Simon Fosterling said "An aura of uncertainty exists around whether surety bonds really are ‘as good as’ bank guarantees. But there are a number of key points to be aware of that help manage and dispel this uncertainty."

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Modern Slavery Act Update: Due to COVID-19, reporting deadlines have changed

29 October 2020 | News & Events |

In April 2020, the reporting deadline for mandatory reporting regime under the Modern Slavery Act 2018 was extended by three months due to COVID-19. This means that businesses now only have six months to prepare and publish their Modern Slavery Statement.

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Impending 31 December 2020 deadline for changes to Discretionary Trusts

26 October 2020 | Estate Planning |

If you are a trustee or beneficiary of a discretionary trust that owns property in NSW, your trust deed may require amendments that exclude ‘foreign persons’ as beneficiaries by 31 December 2020 to avoid additional surcharges.

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Nexus delivers lecture on Corporate Governance to MBA students at Newcastle University School of Business

26 October 2020 | Nexus News |

Nexus Manager Director Marcus McCarthy presented to MBA students on Corporate Governance at the Newcastle Law School. Speaking at the seminar, Marcus said: "Corporate Governance is a fundamental part of Commercial Law. Even if you do not become a lawyer, it is an invaluable subject matter to embrace as it will undoubtedly help you successfully navigate the corporate world."

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