The Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) has revised the implementation date of the COGATI access reform and agreed that further consultation and modelling is necessary.
The Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Act 2017 (Qld) (BIF Act) came into force almost a year ago. Like its predecessor, it creates challenges for claimants and respondents in the service of documents during the traditional Christmas shutdown period.
Submissions from generators, retailers and investors have raised serious concerns over the AEMC’s proposal to overhaul wholesale pricing and transmission access.
Increasing levels of renewable and asynchronous generation joining the NEM has prompted the Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) to bring forward proposed changes to the transmission regulatory frameworks.
The Queensland Court of Appeal case of Niclin Constructions Pty Ltd v SHA Premier Constructions Pty Ltd & Anor  QCA 177 stresses the importance of serving an adjudication application on your opponent ‘as soon as possible’ after lodgement with the adjudication registry.
The long awaited changes to the NSW Security of Payment regime will commence in respect of construction contracts entered into on or after 21 October 2019. The largely contractor friendly changes are significant and need to be understood and applied to effectively access the Act’s cash-flow benefits.
Agreements on liquidated damages for delay provide certainty for principals and contractors alike. But what happens if your actual loss arising out of a delay far exceeds the rate of your liquidated damages?
After falling victim to the NSW election caretaker period, the 2018 Security of Payment amendments have risen from the dead, with the corporate veil to be drawn back faster than previously telegraphed.