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Don't Forget Your Retention Money

Presenter Jacques Nel, Senior Solicitor of NECA Legal Pty Ltd, discusses the recovery of retention money including: How to claim Retention Money under Security of Payment Legislation; Tips and Traps in Contracts; How to identify "Pay when Paid' provisions and claim release of retention money.

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For further information, email law.clerk@neca.asn.au

For a copy of the webinar slides, click here to download.

Everything you need to know about Project Bank Accounts in Queensland

NECA Legal solicitor, Jacques Nel, presents a webinar focusing on Project Bank Accounts in Queensland.

The Palaszczuk government announced yesterday that the long-awaited repeal of the Building and Construction Industry Payments Act 2004 (BCIPA) and commencement of the Building Industry Fairness Act 2017, security of payment provisions, will now be deferred until 17 December 2018.

Minister Mick de Brinni has established the Building Industry Fairness Reforms Implementation and Evaluation Panel (BIFRIE Panel) to work with the QLD Government to assess the implementation of the next phase of the reforms to the security of payment legislation in QLD. The BIFRIE Panel consists of four construction lawyers. The QLD Government will issue a further discussion paper in the coming weeks. Minister de Brinni indicated that following further industry consultation, and he will introduce BIF Act amendments in Parliament to “progress the next stages of reform”. It seems therefore that for the time being the expected repeal of and amendments to the BCIPA in QLD will not be implemented until the end of 2018. 

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For further information and assistance, email NECA Legal law.clerk@neca.asn.au 

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Mandatory Data Breach Notification Obligations

NECA Legal solicitor, Jacques Nel, presents a webinar focusing on Mandatory Data Breach Notifications Obligations.
The Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Act 2017 commenced on 22 February 2018. This webinar will provide information about the Notifiable Data Breaches Scheme including Who must comply with the NDB Scheme?, Security of personal information under the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth), What is an "eligible data breach"? And minimum requirements with the NDB Scheme.

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For further information and assistance, email NECA Legal law.clerk@neca.asn.au 

For a copy of the webinar slides, click here to download.

What is your Liquidated Damages Exposure?

Presenter Jacques Nel, Senior Solicitor of NECA Legal, discusses Liquidated Damages in Construction Contracts.

The webinar includes:

  • Pro and cons of Liquidated Damages.
  • How to limit your exposure to Liquidated Damages.
  • Void Liquidated Damages clauses.

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For further information and assistance, email NECA Legal law.clerk@neca.asn.au 

For a copy of the webinar slides, click here to download.

 

 

 

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