Consumer guarantees and product warranties: Can your business afford to get it wrong?

Businesses offering goods and services for sale to the public often have the best of intentions in dealing with product warranty claims, however, their efforts can at times be let down by poorly written warranties, a lack of coherent customer claim processes or poor staff training in relation the organisation’s obligations under the law.  In [...]

2019-11-28T03:45:11+00:00November 28th, 2019|Business Advice, Business Partnerships, Corporate Advisory, Dispute Resolution|Comments Off on Consumer guarantees and product warranties: Can your business afford to get it wrong?

Who can be bothered! – The importance of carefully preparing and keeping Minutes of Board Meetings

Generally speaking, the formal written record of decisions by a Board of Directors is the signed Minutes of a Board Meeting. WAIT… I know this sounds dull but bear with me, it’s important. Sure, you may be thinking: complete snoozeville… who can be bothered, we have more important things to worry about… like actually running [...]

2019-11-06T09:54:51+00:00November 6th, 2019|Business Advice, Business Partnerships, Corporate Advisory, Dispute Resolution|Comments Off on Who can be bothered! – The importance of carefully preparing and keeping Minutes of Board Meetings

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