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Negotiating shareholders agreements – what about the IP?

Businesspeople will be familiar with the process of implementing shareholders agreements to govern the relationship between shareholders to set them up for a successful business re…

Temporary Legislative Changes: What does this mean for your company?

On 14 August 2021, on the back of COVID-19 lockdowns across the country, the government has passed temporary legislative amendments under the Treasury Laws Amendment (2021 Measures…

Do your terms of sale apply? Are you sure?

When it comes to written agreements in a commercial context, attention is often paid to the drafting and scope of terms. However, evidence suggests, that often, "incorporation" of …

End to COVID-19 insolvency protections a win for creditors

On 1 January 2021, new insolvency reforms to support small business commenced and COVID-19 temporary insolvency protections came to an end. This is good news for creditors who c…

Modern slavery reporting – are you compliant?

On 1 January 2019, the Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) (Act) commenced and introduced a new statutory requirement for eligible companies to assess and report on the risks of modern s…

Proposed responsible lending reforms

The Australian Government has announced responsible lending reforms which aim to reduce the time and cost associated with accessing credit for both consumers and businesses. These …