Commercial and Corporate update: Providing a consumer warranty for services — new laws dictate the terms!
In August 2018, Parliament passed legislation amending the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) which saw significant changes to the Australian Consumer Law providing consumers the full protection of the consumer warranty or guarantees relating to services. Our latest Commercial and Corporate update looks at what businesses need to know and do to comply with the new warranty laws or guarantees relating to services in order to avoid financial penalties of up to $50,000.
Media release: Banking and finance lawyer, Trent Chugg, and property lawyer, Morgan Scholz, joins KCL Law
KCL Law is delighted to announce the recent appointments of Trent Chugg as Special Counsel in the firm’s Banking and Finance practice and Morgan Scholz as a Senior Associate in our Property practice.
Construction and Infrastructure case note: Victorian Supreme Court 'plainly wrong'; insolvent construction companies may be able to recover debts via the Security of Payment legislation
Our latest Construction and Infrastructure case note looks at a recent decision by the New South Wales Court of Appeal that demonstrates a divergence between the positions in New South Wales and Victoria in relation to the applicably of each state’s respective Security of Payment legislation to insolvent construction companies.