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“We don’t have to worry, the Consumer Law doesn’t apply to us”- From July 2021, it just might!

On 9 July 2020, the Treasury Laws Amendment (Acquisition as Consumer—Financial Thresholds) Regulations 2020 were approved, meaning that from 1 July 2021 the current consumer price threshold of $40,000 under the Australian Consumer Law (ACL) will be increased to $100,000. The result of this change is that many businesses whose goods and services were previously [...]

2020-07-30T23:33:26+00:00July 28th, 2020|Business Advice, Compliance, Corporate Advisory|Comments Off on “We don’t have to worry, the Consumer Law doesn’t apply to us”- From July 2021, it just might!

Another lockdown, another rent relief request

Many commercial tenants who have experienced a downturn in their business due to the COVID-19 outbreak have gone through the process of requesting and securing rent relief from their landlords for the relevant period under the emergency measures legislation (being 29 March 2020 to 29 September 2020). Unfortunately, following the false start which preceded the [...]

2020-07-30T23:33:33+00:00July 22nd, 2020|Business Advice, Contracts, Dispute Resolution, Property|Comments Off on Another lockdown, another rent relief request

My mate says he can give me a privacy policy to use in my business, will that do?

Unless your mate is a lawyer, then no, probably not. I’d probably give that cheap TV he’s offering (the no-name brand with the “Sony guts”) a wide berth as well. A privacy policy should be adapted to your business and set out how your business in particular deals with personal information. A generic or “borrowed” [...]

2020-07-30T23:33:42+00:00July 20th, 2020|Business Advice, Compliance, Corporate Advisory, Data Protection|Comments Off on My mate says he can give me a privacy policy to use in my business, will that do?

Are you doing business with suppliers outside of Australia?

Are you doing business with suppliers outside of Australia? Does your agreement cover a “dispute resolution” clause, that’s to say how any dispute between the parties should be dealt with if one arises? Why does this even matter? Well, if you have to sue if there is a relationship break down, then you may be [...]

2020-06-30T06:30:23+00:00June 30th, 2020|Business Advice, Contracts, Corporate Advisory, Dispute Resolution|Comments Off on Are you doing business with suppliers outside of Australia?