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What is Point to Point Transport?

Point to Point Transport includes all flexible transport services that can take customers on the route they choose, at the time that suits them. 
  • 7 Oct 2016

Misrepresentation Regarding Ownership of Insured Property

Gonzales & Barrett v The Hollard Insurance Company Pty Ltd [2016] NSWLC 9

Verification of Identity

From 1 May 2016, new verification of identity rules intended to reduce the risk of identity fraud and the registration of fraudulent land transactions apply to land transactions in New South Wales.
  • 2 Aug 2016

Do the crime and give time? Prejudgment breaches of the National Credit Code

Hicksons has recently successfully opposed a number of applications by borrowers of different lenders to set aside a default judgment obtained many months earlier on the basis of a alleged illegality on the part of the lender.

Keep a Watch on What the Policy Covers

In Kalloghlian v Chubb Insurance Company of Australia Ltd [2016] NSWSC 902, an insured made a claim under a contents policy for a lost Rolex watch.  The insurer rejected the claim and the insured commenced proceedings in Local Court.  The magistrate found in favour of the insurer. The insured appealed to the NSW Supreme Court asserting an error of law.

Airbnb and the NSW Mortgage Enforcement Process

Only recently Airbnb has hit and begun spreading on Australian soil, following other sharing economy platforms such as the likes of Uber and Lyft. The growing popularity of Airbnb represents the beginning of a significant shift in the way that the lodging market may develop in the years to come, but how compatible is current mortgage enforcement law with this new way of lodging?
  • 18 Jul 2016

Abolition of Duties – 1 July 2016

On 1 July 2016, mortgage duty, certain business asset duties and marketable duties (shares and units) are being abolished in New South Wales. 

Changes to the way impairment is assessed

From 1 April 2016, there will be changes to the way in which whole person impairment (WPI) is assessed, as the NSW Workers Compensation Guidelines for the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment, 4th edition take effect.

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