Is a site audit statement worth the 'paper' it is written on?
In many transactions, site audit statements have become de facto certificates that a condition precedent or condition subsequent in an agreement has been satisfied (or not).
Multiples parties often rely on a site audit statement, such as vendors, purchasers, financiers, directors and decision makers within a company. However, are these parties entitled to rely on them? What does a site audit statement that confirms the land is suitable for a particular use actually tell them?
Maddocks partner and leading environment and planning lawyer Patrick Ibbotson examines the issues that may arise in transactions that rely on site audits.
Commonwealth security snapshot – NSW Cyber Security Standards Harmonisation Taskforce recommendations report
Partner Gavan Mackenzie and senior associate Nick Topfer provide updates on issues related to Commonwealth procurement...
Staying vigilant: A new tool to mitigate against data re-identification risks
By Katherine Armytage & Tara Dhanushkoti & Darcy Gilligan
A newly developed privacy tools to assess the privacy and security risks involved with de-identification datasets.
New year, new contracts – tips and tricks for ICT contracting in 2021
ICT contracting tips and tricks from 2020
An audit of New South Wales local government procurement
By Joshua Same
We provide an overview of the NSW Audit Office performance audit on ‘Procurement Management in Local Government’