What will the abolition of physical CTs mean for Certificates held as security?

Are you still holding paper CTs as security? With e-conveyancing taking over, it may be time to change tack.

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The end of the road for paper CTs in NSW

The Office of the Registrar General delivers the official word on the end of CTs as we know them.

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Protecting yourself from claims – when a file note saves the day

Why your insurer wants you to improve your file notes.

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The pitfalls of residential put options

An expert analysis of the pitfalls of using put options in residential property transactions.

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End-to-end accountability in the construction of NSW residential apartment buildings

A guide to the next stage of reforms set to commence on 1 July.

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Caveats in PEXA: Buyers (and solicitors) beware

Why solicitors need to take care with caveats in PEXA.

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Family law land transfers where one party is self-represented

How to handle the dilemma of unrepresented parties in electronic property settlements.

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It’s official – paper CTs are set to go. But is your practice prepared?

With all paper CTs set to be cancelled by mid-2021, we consider the practical implications for legal practices and other businesses.

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Purchaser surcharge duty: risk management tips for solicitors

With Revenue NSW audits on the rise, we set out the extra precautions you should consider when acting for ‘foreign persons’ in real property transactions.

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Harsh, unconscionable, oppressive: Angus has the last bark on strata by-law

NSW Court of Appeal overturns blanket prohibition on keeping pets in strata buildings.

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