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Legalwise Seminars: Insolvency, TAX and PPSA in Leasing (Session 2)

The topic is of interest to any professional adviser with clients that have interests in Insolvency, TAX and PPSA in Leasing

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What do you need to truly set yourself apart from other lawyers when you’re competing for business? An in-depth understand of the major changes shaking up the sector? The moxy needed to stare legal risk in the face and say, “not today, friend”? The knowledge of how to deal with any complex matter, including insolvency, confounding tax issues, assignments, disclosures and more? The best drafting and negotiation strategies your client’s money can buy? You’re in luck then, because this packed program has you covered.

Chair: Maxwell Cameron, Partner, MinterEllison

Seminar Title: Insolvency, TAX and PPSA in Leasing (Session 2)


Insolvency and Security

A review of different issues and defences available to landlords when their tenant becomes insolvent and the effects of different types of security to better protect a landlord.

  • Defences to claims by liquidators for preference payments or voidable transactions
  • Bank guarantee vs cash as security options
  • Personal guarantees

Presented by Jamie Bedelis, Principal, Bedelis Lawyers; Accredited Specialist Commercial Tenancy Law

Tax Depreciation and Capital Allowance Implications to Both Landlords and Tenants in Relation to the Building and Fit Out

  • Depreciation for landlords and tenants: the important implications
  • Landlord contribution to tenant fit-outs
  • Abandoned fit-out at the end of a lease


Presented by Bradley Beer, CEO, BMT Tax Depreciation

PPSR and Commercial Leasing

  • Key concepts and strategies involving the PPSA
  • Personal property vs land law
  • Special issues: security deposits, fit-outs, disposing of property

Presented by Ben Sewell, Principal, Sewell & Kettle Lawyers

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