Is your business compliant with Victoria’s new Labour Hire Laws?

The Labour Hire Licensing Act 2018 (Vic) (LHL Act) comes into effect on 30 October 2019. So what does this mean for your business? If your business provides individuals to perform services within a host business, you may be classified as a labour-hire company. If this is the case, you have until 30 October 2019 [...]

2019-09-30T00:31:44+00:00September 30th, 2019|Business Advice, Compliance, Contracts, Corporate Advisory|Comments Off on Is your business compliant with Victoria’s new Labour Hire Laws?

Calling Australia home

If you wish to live and work in Australia, navigating our immigration system is enough to give anyone a headache! There is nothing more stressful and unsettling when you cannot make certain plans or decisions about your home life or career until, you have your visa sorted. It's one of life’s greatest frustrations! There are [...]

2019-09-04T03:34:23+00:00September 3rd, 2019|Business Advice, Corporate Advisory|Comments Off on Calling Australia home

How should I be credited on a film, tv or music project?

When you are collaborating on a film, television or music project, one question that continually faces artists is, “How should I be credited?” Whilst we all want that credit to make our CV’s more reputable, more importantly is the issue of who owns the copyright. In particular, who owns the rights to the script? The [...]

2019-09-04T03:34:50+00:00September 3rd, 2019|Business Advice, Contracts, Corporate Advisory, Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property|Comments Off on How should I be credited on a film, tv or music project?

Like friends at your beach house in January: How charging clauses have a funny way of just turning up

We are regularly tasked with reviewing various commercial contracts, generally briefed with the sole instruction of identifying notable risks for our clients. Of late, a seemingly prevalent risk is rogue charging clauses popping up in sometimes unlikely places. A charging clause is often intended to make the beneficiary of the clause a secured creditor who [...]

2019-09-04T03:35:14+00:00September 3rd, 2019|Business Advice, Business Partnerships, Contracts, Corporate Advisory, Dispute Resolution|Comments Off on Like friends at your beach house in January: How charging clauses have a funny way of just turning up