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1003, 2021

Mind your business (IP): The importance of guarding your intellectual property in supply relationships

By |March 10th, 2021|Categories: Business Advice, Contracts, Corporate Advisory, Intellectual Property|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Mind your business (IP): The importance of guarding your intellectual property in supply relationships

Receiving an order from a new customer or distributor for your innovative product or service can be an exciting and rewarding event, particularly for SMEs trying to crack an interstate or overseas market. Oftentimes though, [...]

1102, 2021

Upcoming changes to unfair contract term legislation

By |February 11th, 2021|Categories: Business Advice, Contracts, Corporate Advisory|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Upcoming changes to unfair contract term legislation

Unfair contracts legislation came into effect around November 2016 targeting standard form contracts of large businesses that were unfair to and taking advantage of the consumer.  Since its introduction there have been a few amendments, [...]

302, 2021

Decarbonisation in 2021

By |February 3rd, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Decarbonisation in 2021

The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) has been planning Sulphur Oxide emissions cuts for a decade, and it came to force in January 2020. Builders and owners are slowly inching moving towards alternative fuels altogether. Pierre-Etienne [...]

102, 2021

ASIC Cyber Security Proceedings Initiated

By |February 1st, 2021|Categories: Business Advice, Compliance, Corporate Advisory, Data Protection|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on ASIC Cyber Security Proceedings Initiated

ASIC has commenced proceedings against RI Advice Group Pty Ltd in the Federal Court of Australia for alleged failure to have adequate cyber security systems in place.  This marks the first time that ASIC have [...]

2701, 2021

Vaccinating seafarers – an essential workforce?

By |January 27th, 2021|Categories: Business Advice, Corporate Advisory|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Vaccinating seafarers – an essential workforce?

In December 2020, the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) passed several resolutions specifically addressing the need for seafarers, and other marine personnel, to be designated as key workers. Three vaccines have come to the forefront in [...]

2701, 2021

Should I formally document my arrangements with suppliers? The (not so) obvious commercial advantages of Supply Agreements

By |January 27th, 2021|Categories: Business Advice, Contracts, Corporate Advisory|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Should I formally document my arrangements with suppliers? The (not so) obvious commercial advantages of Supply Agreements

Should we bother with a Supply Agreement? For a lawyer, the above question is akin to asking “should I tie my shoe laces?” but putting the legal ‘nerd alert’ to one side, there are many [...]

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