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Is it all there? Disclosure for franchises

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • September 10 2014

Allegations of incorrect or non-compliant disclosure prior to entering into a franchise agreement are often raised in disputes between franchisors

One step closer to new franchising laws

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • August 14 2014

Some of these recommendations are one step closer to becoming a reality, with the introduction of the Consumer Amendment (Industry Code Penalties

Innocent parties: have your cake and eat it too: Q&A

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • July 28 2014

Our recent Legal Business Bulletin article reported the decision of Galafassi v Kelly 2014 NSWCA 19. We have received a query in relation to the

The meaning of ‘good faith’ in commercial contracts in Australia

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • July 21 2014

As the literature and cases demonstrate a definitive discussion on good faith in Australian contract law can run to pages, is loosely grouped in two

Innocent parties: have your cake and eat it too

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • July 17 2014

In most contractual agreements, when an issue arises that pertains to a potential breach of contract, a party has two options: keep the contract on

Safeguards to help consumers manage their debt levels

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • July 17 2014

In the recent case of ASIC v GE Capital Finance 2014 FCA 701, the Federal Court ordered consumer credit provider GE Capital Finance Australia pay a

Tax implications of litigation agreements

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • July 17 2014

The High Court in Howard v Commissioner of Taxation 2014 HCA 21 has found that a simple choice between the mechanism for which to assign the

Liability of licensee continues after expiration

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • July 17 2014

In the recent decision of Austral Masonry (NSW) Pty Ltd v Cementech Pty Limited 2014 FCAFC 72 the Full Federal Court, in rejecting an appeal by

Restraint of trade in commercial agreements

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • July 17 2014

Restraint of trade clauses are not uncommon within commercial contracts. They operate to prevent one party from competing with the other during and

ATO takes the pain out of calculating CGT discounts

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • July 17 2014

The ATO has introduced a new online tool to help facilitate the calculations of capital gains tax (CGT) discount with their new online CGT discount