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Are there any substantial amendments planned for the Transfer of Land Act 1958 (Vic)?

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Is a real estate agent an 'agent' for the purposes of a notice under the Sale of Land Act, 1962 (Part 2)?

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New definition of PPS Lease under the PPSA is now law

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When will the PPSA be amended to extend the minimum duration of PPS leases to 2 years?

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Are there any proposed amendments to the Personal Property Securities Act 2009?

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Who will win in priority dispute between a mortgagee and a tenant (Part 5)?

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Who will win in priority dispute between a mortgagee and a tenant (Part 4)?

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Can I rely on the transitional provisions of the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 to enforce an unregistered security interest?

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Who will win in a PPSA dispute over an unperfected security interest? Part two

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Who will win in a PPSA dispute over an unperfected security interest? Part one

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Can parties to a Contract of Sale of Real Estate for a sale 'off the plan' agree to make the purchaser responsible for the costs of subdivision?

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Are there any recent cases about rent review clauses on the exercise of an option for a further term in Retail Leases in Victoria?

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Are there any recent cases about short stay apartments in Victoria? - Part three

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Are there any recent cases about short stay apartments in Victoria? - Part two

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Can a lender enforce its security if it breaches the Code of Banking Practice? - Part three

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Can a lender enforce its security if it breaches the Code of Banking Practice? - Part two

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Are there any recent cases about short stay apartments in Victoria? - Part one

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Can a lender enforce its security if it breaches the Code of Banking Practice? - Part one

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Can a breach of trust claim defeat an indefeasible title under the Transfer of Land Act, 1958?

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What are the new verification of identity provisions for non electronic land transactions in Victoria?

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Are there any recent cases about whether a builder is liable to an owner's corporation for defective building works?

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Can a landlord recover lease incentives from a defaulting tenant or its guarantor?

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Taxation issues relating to leasing transactions - follow up

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Victorian lenders now required to take 'reasonable steps' to verify the identity of borrowers

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When is electronic conveyancing going to happen in Victoria?

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Retail Leasing Seminar on 25 March 2015

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Can an equitable interest take priority over a legal interest in Torrens law?

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Can a binding agreement to lease be created by email?

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Can a contract to purchase real estate be formed by email?

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Recent developments in Property Law

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How does GST operate when leased premises are sold?

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Fraudulent activity in Property transactions

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Are there any recent High Court cases about fraud under the Torrens legislation?

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Are there any recent Victorian Supreme Court cases about fraud under the Torrens legislation?

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Does a right to purchase an apartment off the plan in an undeveloped site create a caveatable interest?

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Can a landlord recover lease incentives from a defaulting tenant or its guarantor?

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Can a landlord recover lease incentives from a defaulting tenant or its guarantor?

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Solicitor's Certificates - Tips and Traps

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Are there any recent cases about whether a builder is liable to an owner's corporation for defective building works?

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Will NSW also adopt the Verification of identity requirements by mortgagees?

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How do I verify a potential borrower's identity?

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Victorian lenders now required to take 'reasonable steps' to verify the identity of borrowers

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Can I obtain leave to defend an application for summary judgment for possession (part 2)?

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Can I obtain leave to defend an application for summary judgment for possession (part 1)?

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Will Victoria legislate a requirement that lenders must take reasonable steps to identify potential borrowers?

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What are the duties of a mortgagee to a borrower when exercising its power of sale under the Transfer of Land Act?

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Taxation issues relating to leasing transactions

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Can I obtain an injunction to restrain the imminent mortgagee auction of land?

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More on a mortgagee's duty to a mortgagor on a mortgagee sale

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Mortgagee allowed to sell luxury mansion in Toorak - part of an ongoing saga

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Review of the PPS Act

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When can a borrower challenge the lender's legal costs?

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Lending to mature aged borrowers

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Can a tenant lodge a caveat to prevent dealings with land by a mortgagee?

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Dispute resolution in Retail and Commercial Leasing

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PPSA - first case about removal of a PPSR registration

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When does the PPSA transitional period end?

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Who will win in priority dispute between a mortgagee and a tenant (Part 3)?

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Who will win in a priority dispute between a mortgagee and a tenant (Part 2)?

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Who will win in a priority dispute between a mortgagee and a tenant (Part 1)?

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Off the Plan Sales - How to Avoid Them & When to Enforce Them

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Strategic Use of Guarantees

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Are there any recent cases about PPS leases and the PPSA?

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What are my rights when selling a home in Victoria, Australia?

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Personal Property Securities Act - who will win a priority dispute between an equipment financier and a general financier?

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When should a solicitor lodge a caveat, and what are the best ways to remove a caveat?

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High Court to hear appeal about Willmott

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Sales off-the-plan: Another decision of the Victorian Court of Appeal about the Sale of Land Act, 1962

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How can I obtain leave to appeal from VCAT on a question of law?

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Off the plan sales: when does an amendment to a plan of subdivision materially affect a lot?

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Who will win in a priority dispute between a secured creditor and a judgment creditor?

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Who will win in a priority dispute between 2 defrauded lenders?

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What happens if a lender misleads a borrower or a guarantor?

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Are there any recent decisions about the priorities between mortgagees?

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Are there any recent cases about unconscionable conduct and infatuation?

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Personal Property Security Law Conference

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When does a refusal of a further offer from a defaulting purchaser amount to a failure to mitigate?

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Are there any proposed changes to section 32 (vendor) statements?

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Can the sheriff sell land in Victoria without a reserve - part 2?

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Can the sheriff sell land in Victoria without a reserve - part 1?

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Are there any cases decided under the PPSA - part 2?

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How does a court determine whether the negotiations for a lease have ceased and agreement has been reached?

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PPSR data migration issues update

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Can the Commissioner of Taxation receive the proceeds of sale of land in priority to a registered mortgagee?

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In what circumstances can a liquidator of a landlord disclaim a lease?

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Are there any cases about the Personal Property Securities Act?

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Can a vendor/developer extend the date for registration of a plan of subdivision?

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Have the problems migrating charges from ASIC to the PPS Register been fixed?

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Are there any recent decisions about the enforcement of forged loan documents?

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Are there any recent cases on 'Severance of joint tenancies'?

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Are there any recent decisions clarifying unconscionable conduct by a mortgagee?

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Personal Property Securities Act further update

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What are a developer vendor's obligations to use its best endeavours to obtain registration of a plan of subdivision in a timely fashion?

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Is there a recent court decision finding lenders negligent?

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Is asset-based lending doomed in Victoria and Australia?

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When will the latest amendments to the Sale of Land Act, 1962 (dealing with off-the-plan contracts) take effect?

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Retail Leases Seminar

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When can a tenant that has been granted relief against forfeiture be relieved again from forfeiture?

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What is a recent Victorian case analysing notices of default served on a tenant?

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When does a variation to a lease amount to a surrender and re-grant?

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What is the effect of the Personal Property Securities Act on conveyancing and leasing?

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Recent developments in Property Law

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New form of contract of sale of real estate

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What's hot in mortgage enforcement?

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Personal Property Securities Act commences 30 January 2012

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How does a tenant obtain relief against forfeiture of its lease? (Part 3)

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How does a tenant obtain relief against forfeiture of its lease? (Part 2)

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Personal Property Securities start date may be deferred again!

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New form of contract of sale of real estate

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How does a tenant obtain relief against forfeiture of its lease? (Part 1)

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Will the new 'landholder' model of land tax in Victoria affect me?

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Severance of joint tenancies update

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When will the Personal Properties Securities Act 2009 commence?

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When can a landlord call on a bank guarantee provided by a tenant who defaults under the lease?

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What effect does the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 have on retention of title clauses?

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Timing is everything! Start date for PPSA deferred (again!)

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How does the new Personal Property Securities Act 2009 affect me?

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What are the duties of a mortgagee to a borrower when exercising its power of sale under the Transfer of Land Act?

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What do I need to know about VCAT’s Exclusive Jurisdiction over Retail Leases?

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High Court refuses to consider a mortgagee's duties on sale of mortgaged land

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