Category: Legal

Common Legal Issues That May Be Preventable For Your Business

If you run or own a business, you will often encounter and be subjected to many laws that determine how your business can operate. Non-compliance with these laws can cost you greatly,…

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Why Choose A Corporate Trust Over An Individual Trust?

If you have a Self Managed Superannuation Fund (‘SMSF’), the Fund is considered to be a trust and must therefore have a trustee. There are two options as to who the trustee…

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What Makes A Contract Term Unfair?

Whether it’s to provide a service, gain employment or even just downloading software, it is not unlikely that you would have selected “I agree” to terms of agreement without thinking too hard…

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Ensure Your Business’s Emails Are Compliant With New Email Unsubscribe Legislation

A customer may want to unsubscribe from your newsletters in their inbox for reasons as simple as quantity (too many emails coming in) or relevance (they do not need the product as…

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Electronic Deeds – Are They Valid?

Legally speaking, the purpose of a deed is to transfer a title (a legal document proving ownership of a property or asset) to another person. If you are meeting with an accountant…

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The Ugg-ly Debate About Trademark Infringements

Installing a trademark within the business world is a common practice employed by businesses in establishing and distinguishing between competitors with the same products or services. A trademark can become synonymous with…

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Company Takeovers – Mergers & Acquisitions

Did you know that Australia prides itself on maintaining a competitive business market? It does this through the use of specific legislation that limits the effect that some mergers or acquisitions of…

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Professional Indemnity Insurance – Are You Covered?

Ensuring that the clients of a business are satisfied with what they have been provided is a crucial item for any business. However, dissatisfaction can result just as easily, and the costs…

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What You Can Negotiate For Your Employment Contract After 12 Months

Before commencing employment at a business, organisation or under an individual, an employment contract must be agreed to by both employer and employee. This employment contract may have had additional revisions, agreements…

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Sexual Harassment and The Workplace

In 2021, businesses have seen greater visibility surrounding the issue of sexual harassment within the workplace, particularly within the media and the public sphere. The impact of sexual harassment within the workplace…

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