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New insolvency reforms are on the way: How will they affect you?

As part of the implementation of the Turnbull government’s National Innovation and Science Agenda, a suite of insolvency reform laws have been introduced, aimed at encouraging entrepreneurship rather than punishing corporate failure.
Jade Rowarth
Annabelle Browne
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Tails will wag on the Belt and Road

The year of the dog signifies a year of caution and prudence. Rather fittingly, we expect a cautious recovery of Chinese outbound investment.
Andrew Lumsden
Lizzie Knight
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Victorian Supreme Court decision on ‘directions to fix’ allows builders to avoid the heat

In a recent decision, the Victorian Supreme Court has determined that the Victorian Building Authority is not entitled to issue a ‘direction to fix’ building work after a certificate of final inspection or occupancy permit has been issued.
Ben Davidson
Emily Steiner
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Residential property law in Victoria: 2017 year in review and what to expect in 2018

Nathaniel Popelianski
David Ellenby
Lucas Bediaga
Warren Scott
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New Victorian data sharing legislation set to impact public sector bodies

Victoria has become the third State in Australia to introduce data sharing legislation after the Victorian Data Sharing Act 2017 (Vic) received royal assent in December 2017.
Frances Wheelahan
Robert Ceglia