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Challenging a Development When Time Limit for Appeal has Expired

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A recent decision in the NSW Land and Environment Court, Wingecarribee Shire Council v Uri Turgeman t/a Uri Design (2018) provided a reminder of the factors that will be considered by the Court when challenging a development after the expiry of the appeal period.

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Bribery and Corruption: Commercial Fraud and the Proceeds of Crime

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In March 2019, The Sydney Morning Herald reported on an alleged $40 million corporate fraud investigation instigated on claims by a whistleblower within National Australia Bank. The alleged, a company director, was arrested and charged with over 50 bribery and corruption offences. It follows a 12-month investigation by the state’s financial crimes squad.

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Text Message Ruled Admissible: Are Statements in Negotiations now Admissible Evidence?

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Background

There are some provisions of the Evidence Act 1995 (Cth) that are excluded from some Family Law proceedings. However, when drafting an affidavit, legal practitioners still need to consider the operation of a number of provisions of the Evidence Act, including Section 131(1).

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8 Myths About Your Divorce

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Some perceptions about divorce may have been sown by following celebrity divorces completed, more often than not, in other jurisdictions such as the USA. Here we look at some misconceptions that may have formed in people’s minds about divorce.

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The Reform of Family Law

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After 18 months of work, the Australian Law Reform Commission has recently reported on its recommendations to amend the family law system. The report Family Law for the Future has 60 recommendations in all.

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