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Key changes to COVID-19 commercial tenancy protections: what do landlords need to know?
Insight 27 Aug 2021

NSW's retail and commercial leasing regulations have been amended, now requiring (in addition to the protections under the original regulations) landlords not to increase rent, and to renegotiate rent and other lease terms, before taking enforcement action against eligible impacted tenants ...

Commissioner victorious in taxing cross-border trust distributions of capital gains
Insight 04 Aug 2021

The Full Federal Court has confirmed a controversial view held by the Commissioner of Taxation (the Commissioner) on the taxation of capital gains from non-taxable Australian property made by Australian resident discretionary trusts that are distributed to foreign resident beneficiaries. ...

Allens strengthens energy practice with appointment of new partner
News 26 Jul 2021

Allens has appointed Louis Chiam as a Partner in the firm's Projects and Development practice in Melbourne. ...

Commercial landlords during the NSW COVID-19 lockdown: how can you take lease enforcement action and against which tenants?
Insight 20 Jul 2021

NSW's new retail and commercial leasing regulations are now in force, requiring landlords to use mediation before taking enforcement action against eligible impacted tenants during the current COVID-19 lockdown. ...

Allens advises Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners on $3.3bn PEXA IPO
News 12 Jul 2021

MSIP sold its entire 40 per cent stake in PEXA as part of the IPO, which valued PEXA at $3.3 billion. Allens previously advised MSIP on the $1.6 billion buyout of PEXA in late 2018, alongside ...

WA Government passes Security of Payment reforms
Insight 23 Jun 2021

The statutory right to receive payment claimed and the rapid adjudication process, amongst other changes introduced by the Building and Construction (Security of Payment) Act 2021 (WA) (Act), will govern construction contracts entered into after commencement of the Act. ...

A tale of two courts: are wind farm assets fixtures or chattels?
Insight 09 Jun 2021

Wind farms and other renewable energy sponsors should be aware of two recent decisions of the Supreme Courts of Victoria and New South Wales, which have raised doubt over whether wind farm assets are chattels or fixtures. We briefly explore the key findings of each court and consider some broader repercussions of these decisions for the renewable energy industry. ...

Signing documents in a pandemic: what to do when signatories are isolated or scattered
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Webinar: Signing documents in a pandemic: what to do when signatories are isolated or scattered. Diccon Loxton shares the latest legal requirements for signing documents remotely, including updates to various laws accelerated by COVID-19. He shares challenges faced by businesses who now need to witness signatures remotely and his practical tips. ...

Allens advises on largest Australian hotel real estate sale
News 27 Jul 2021

Allens has advised a fund managed by the Mirvac Group and the NRMA on the record $620 million sale of the Travelodge hotel portfolio to fund manager Salter Brothers. ...

Allens advises on Victorian Alternative Quarantine Accommodation
News 26 Jul 2021

Allens has advised Multiplex on its successful bid to deliver to the Federal Government the Victorian Alternative Quarantine Accommodation Hub (National Resilience Centre) in Mickleham, Melbourne. ...

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