Daniel's Publications

  • Recovery of Legal Costs in Claims for Statutory Benefits: AAI Ltd trading as GIO v Moon [2020] NSWSC 714 The Supreme Court recently confirmed a Claims Assessor in the Dispute Resolution Service can permit payment of legal costs incurred by claimants outside the regulated amount under the Motor Accident Injuries Regulation 2017 where there are exceptional circumstances in connection with a claim for statutory benefits. Published by Daniel Russell, Michael Shasha and Ryan Machado
  • Temporary Relief for Financially Distressed Directors: Coronavirus Economic Response Package Omnibus Act 2020 (Cth) The Coronavirus Economic Response Package Omnibus Bill 2020 received Royal Assent on the 24th of March, manifesting as the Coronavirus Economic Response Package Omnibus Act 2020 (Cth) (“Omnibus Act”). The Act prescribes, amongst other legislative amendments, temporary changes of 6 months duration to insolvency and corporations laws to assist with financial distress caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Published by Daniel Russell, Andrew George and Ryan Machado
  • What happens if a tenant is unable to pay rent because of the COVID-19 pandemic? During the COVID-19 pandemic, the national cabinet on 29 March 2020 issued a 'Statement of Principles' relating to commercial and residential tenancies. Further on 7 April 2020, the national cabinet released a mandatory Code of Conduct setting out 11 leasing principles. The Federal Government's response provides certainty and guidelines to tenants in commercial and retail arrangements and in turn provides direction to State Governments to implement and regulate the area. Published by Daniel Russell, Merna Aziz and Chris Prestipino
  • COVID-19 - Electronically Witnessing and Attesting Documents Electronically witnessing and attesting documents during COVID-19 - An overview of the COVID-19 Legislation Amendment (Emergency Measures) and Electronic Transactions (COVID-19 Witnessing of Documents) Regulation 2020 Published by Daniel Russell and Cameron Wilson
  • Coronavirus motions General meeting motions for owners corporations of strata schemes in NSW to assist with issues arising due to the COVID-19 pandemic Published by Daniel Russell
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