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Have You Actually Reached an Agreement?

At the beginning of any business, relationship parties will have discussions about what it is they are looking to achieve together – be it a sale, a joint venture or a lease.  While such...

Director Identification Numbers Being Introduced

Following the Treasury Laws Amendment (Registries Modernisation and Other Measures) Act 2020 (Cth) (Act) being passed by the Federal Parliament on 12 June 2020 all directors of Australian companies...

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Childcare Investments in Australia brave the COVID-19 global pandemic

The childcare sector plays a critical role in Australia’s economic and social spheres, and has undoubtedly solidified its reputation as a stable industry throughout the duration of the COVID-19...

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QBCC Abolishment Of Head Contractor Exemption Pushed Out to July 2022

Reforms commencing 24 July 2022 to the Queensland Building and Construction Act 1991 (Qld) (QBCC Act) will impact entities, including developers, head contractors and foreign entities, entering into...

THE TORT OF INJURIOUS FALSEHOOD

A claim based upon injurious falsehood is often considered as an alternative, or in addition, to a claim for defamation. By law, both are claims in tort. Whilst there are some similarities between...

Restraints of trade in Commercial documents must be reasonable

Commercial contracts frequently contain restraints of trade designed to protect the interests of one of the parties. The validity of those restraints depend upon a wide range of factors. Recently...

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NSW Cancels Certificates of Title

From 11 October 2021, Certificates of Title will be cancelled and cease to be legal documents. NSW will move to 100% e-conveyancing and paper dealings will no longer be accepted by NSW Land Registry...

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7 Ways To Enforce A Civil Judgement In New South Wales

The aim of litigation through the courts to obtain confirmation of the outcome of a dispute in the form of a judgment. If you are the plaintiff in a civil money claim, you are likely targeting an...

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Owed money? Should you call a debt collector or a lawyer?

If someone owes you money, you may be unsure as to whether you should be engaging a debt recovery lawyer or alternatively a debt collection agency.  It is usually dependent on the circumstances...

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The Litigation Glossary; Key Terms Explained

Commercial litigation terms can be confusing, especially if you are not familiar with the processes and procedures of civil litigation. It is important for key stakeholders in litigation (either...