09 April 2020
COVID-19: Pressure points: Mandatory Code of Conduct for commercial tenancies (Australia)
On 7 April 2020, the National Cabinet approved a Mandatory Code of Conduct for SME commercial leasing principles during the COVID-19 pandemic (the Code ). The Code provides a binding framework for resolving the fraught question of how the financial burden of the COVID-19 pandemic should be shared...
08 April 2020
COVID-19: Pressure Points: Real Estate landlord tenants update (Australia)
Updated as at 8 May 2020 The shockwaves from the outbreak of COVID-19 are being felt right across the Australian economy – and commercial real estate is no different. Tenants and landlords are facing the prospect of a prolonged reduction in business activity, remote working and some have endured...
08 June 2017
QATAR PROJECTS - WHAT TO DO NOW
Yesterday, we published a client briefing on the immediate steps which you should take if you are affected by this week's decision by Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain, Egypt, the Maldives and Yemen to cut diplomatic ties with Qatar, and close all land, sea and air communications to the Emirate (click...
09 May 2017
New FIDIC Yellow Book (Second Edition)
At the FIDIC International Contract Users Conference in London late last year, the pre-release of FIDIC's Yellow Book ("Second Edition") was revealed, with the objective of it being officially released late in 2017. FIDIC also announced that revised versions of the Red Book and Silver Book would...
30 November 2022
On Just Terms Podcast Series
Australia is a litigious country - we meet with Australia's leading legal and commercial minds to discuss how to manage the corporate risk landscape. Join host Jason Betts, Disputes Partner at Herbert Smith Freehills, as he interviews the people on the front lines of this changing environment.
25 November 2022
A new normal: data governance and internal stakeholder alignment
Building a robust data governance and privacy compliance regime requires strategic planning and meaningful business buy-in. As the spotlight on data governance intensifies, legal leaders across all industries are evaluating best practices.