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What applies and when? Unraveling the application of the amendments to the Franchising Code

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • February 27 2015

After much anticipation the new Franchising Code of Conduct (Code) came into effect from 1 January 2015. However, the application of the Code is not

How fraud can affect indefeasibility of title

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • February 26 2015

The general rule under the Torrens system is that once an interest in land is registered on the Real Property register, the owner of that interest

Liquidators’ obtaining a non-publication order

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • February 26 2015

There are circumstances where a liquidator may approach the Court concerned that their position in future proceedings may be weakened if the matters

Property purchased with after-acquired income is not after-acquired property

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • February 26 2015

Property acquired by a bankrupt after the date of bankruptcy becomes property that is divisible amongst the bankrupts' creditors. However, case law

Danger of failing to structure scrip-for-scrip rollovers correctly

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • February 13 2015

Upon a company being taken over or merging with another company, a client may become liable to pay capital gains tax (CGT) when disposing of their

The four types of preliminary agreement don’t get yourself into an unintended bind.

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • February 13 2015

Could you be legally bound by negotiations in the absence of a formal contract? What about when a preliminary agreement states that negotiations are

Are your clients doing it right? The land tax primary production exemption

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • February 13 2015

Land tax exemptions, whilst appearing to be straight forward, should be applied for with care, caution and careful consideration of the conditions

When does the family court dip into family trusts?

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • February 13 2015

You are an accountant who has just set up a family trust for a trusted and longstanding client. The trust is discretionary in nature Your client is

Sexting, Facebook and "revenge porn": a cautionary tale

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • February 6 2015

In the current digital age photographs and videos can be taken anywhere, anytime and shared with anyone. Images and videos shared between consenting

Walk the talk

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • February 5 2015

During the 1990s there was recognition of the difficulties with multiple work health and safety regimes in each State and Territory. The crux of