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3008, 2020

The impending lift of COVID-19 insolvency relief – where to from here?

By |August 30th, 2020|Categories: Business Advice, Compliance, Corporate Advisory|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on The impending lift of COVID-19 insolvency relief – where to from here?

The Australian government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic incorporated several changes to insolvency legislation. In short, financially distressed businesses were given temporary relief with increases to the threshold at which creditors can issue a statutory [...]

2308, 2020

Wording is so important in employment law – meaning of the word “day”

By |August 23rd, 2020|Categories: Business Advice, Compliance, Contracts, Corporate Advisory, employees|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Wording is so important in employment law – meaning of the word “day”

The High Court decision in the matter Mondelez v AMWU [2020] HCA 29 was handed down on 13 August 2020.  It overturned the August 2019 Full Federal Court decision and restored the primary objectives of [...]

1908, 2020

My competitor has copied my website content. Can I stop them?

By |August 19th, 2020|Categories: Business Advice, Intellectual Property, Trademarks|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on My competitor has copied my website content. Can I stop them?

As bricks and mortar businesses pivot to online models during the pandemic, the temptation to ‘borrow’ content from a competitor’s site in order to get a head start is ever-present. The unfortunate result is that [...]

1708, 2020

Shareholders Agreements: Have we forgotten what ours actually says?

By |August 17th, 2020|Categories: Business Advice, Business Partnerships, Contracts, Corporate Advisory, Dispute Resolution|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Shareholders Agreements: Have we forgotten what ours actually says?

Shareholders Agreements have a multitude of uses: decoration for the bottom drawer of the filing cabinet, use as scribble paper on the unprinted side, computer screen riser wedged in between two reams of copy paper… [...]

2807, 2020

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

By |July 28th, 2020|Categories: Business Advice, Compliance, Corporate Advisory|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on “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) [...]

2207, 2020

Another lockdown, another rent relief request

By |July 22nd, 2020|Categories: Business Advice, Contracts, Dispute Resolution, Property|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on 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 [...]

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