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  Building and Construction Law Journal   (Australia)
  Volume 21, Number 6, December 2005
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  • EDITORIAL
        John Dorter
        p.411                                                                                      +cite        

  • ARTICLES
  • Designing and enforcing liquidated damages clauses to maximise recovery
        Michael Hollingdale
        p.412                                                                                      +cite        
        Properly drafted liquidated damages clauses are extremely valuable. They provide good incentives to perform; reliable methods of dealing with anticipated losses on termination of contracts to finance the acquisition of goods; and provide a good bargaining tool in the compromise context, particularly when there is a need to reduce delay in performance.

  • TOPIC OF INTEREST
  • Defences to Claims Under the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 1999 (NSW)
        Adrian Bellemore
        p.425                                                                                      +cite        
  • CASE NOTE - Patrick Mead
        p.428                                                                                      +cite    

  • BMD Major Projects Pty Ltd v Victorian Urban Development Authority (unreported, SupCt, Vic, Kings M, 25 November 2004)

  • REPORTS
  • Len Lichtnauer Developments Pty Ltd v James Trowse Constructions Pty Ltd [2005] QCA
        p.214                                                                                      +cite    
  • Contract implied from conduct of parties - whether liquidated damages term was a part of the contract - whether the contract was wrongly repudiated - whether a quantum meruit claim could be made for work carried out by another - whether payment in kind should also have been calculated as a percentage.
        p.430                                                                                      +cite    
  • Falgat Constructions Pty Ltd v Equity Corp Australia Pty Ltd (2005) 62 NSWLR 385; [2005] NSWCA 49 - Arbitration under statute - Contract proceedings in District Court - Whether concurrent pursuit of statutory remedies and common law proceedings permissible - Whether interference with common law proceedings - Whether vexatious or oppressive.
        p.437                                                                                      +cite    
  • Brodyn Pty Ltd v Dasein Constructions Pty Ltd [2004] NSWSC 1230 - Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 1999 (NSW) - Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) - Administration under Deed of Company Arrangement - Proof of Debt - Set-off against judgment debt under s 553C of the Corporations Act - How the Proof of Debt is dealt with by Administrator - Bank Guarantee.
        p.443                                                                                      +cite    
  • HSH Hotels (Australia) Ltd (as trustee of Shr Kent Street Trust)v Multiplex Constructions [2004] NSWCA 302 - Completion where minor defects remained - Whether referee erred in rejecting expert evidence not cross-examined upon circumstances under which amendment to defendant's particulars of defence could be refused - Whether indemnity costs should be awarded when offer of compromised can be accepted by two parties but not either, and is reasonably refused by one party.
        p.454                                                                                      +cite    
  • Table of authors
        p.481                                                                                      +cite    
  • Table of cases reported
        p.482                                                                                      +cite    
  • Index to reports
        p.484                                                                                      +cite    
  • Index
        p.487                                                                                      +cite