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Government releases Exposure Draft of new code: proposed changes and how to have your say

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • April 8 2014

On Wednesday 2 April 2014, the Minister for Small Business, the Hon Bruce Bilson MP, released: 'Future of Franchising' - a statement which outlines

Unhappy franchisees are not always successful when bringing claims

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • March 17 2014

The recent case of Traderight (NSW) Pty Ltd & Ors v Bank of Queensland Limited 2014 NSWSC 55 demonstrates the variety of disputes that can arise

Preventing franchise disputes

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • -
  • Australia
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  • February 10 2014

Within Australia franchises are a popular structure by which to operate a business. However, disputes revolving around franchise agreements are

ASIC targets real estate agents giving investment advice on SMSFs

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
  • -
  • January 8 2014

With the increase in popularity of self-managed super funds (SMSFs), the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) is concerned that

Director’s duties: shareholder’s interests not the same as the company’s

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • January 8 2014

The recent case of Australasian Annuities Pty Ltd (In Liquidation)(Receivers and Managers Appointed) v Rowley Super Fund Pty Ltd 2013 VSC 543

PPSR transitional period ends Jan 2014

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
  • -
  • January 8 2014

It has now been two years since the Person Property Securities Register (PPSR) was introduced. This anniversary marks the end of the transitional

Privacy amendments: almost here

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
  • -
  • January 8 2014

The long-awaited privacy amendments are almost here, with the Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Act 2012 (Cth) commencing 12 March

Drag-along clauses in Shareholder Agreements: invoking issues

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • -
  • Australia
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  • January 8 2014

The case of William McCausland v Surfing Hardware International Holdings Pty Ltd 2013 NSWSC 902 showcases a creative attempt by a shareholder to

Directors’ liability: new reforms now in action

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • -
  • Australia
  • -
  • January 8 2014

The Directors' Liability Reform Amendment Act 2013 (Qld) was passed on 29 October and commenced on 1 November. The aim of the Act is to reduce red

Case update: resale price maintenance

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • January 8 2014

The ACCC has commenced an action against Mitsubishi Electric for allegedly engaging in resale price maintenance in relation to one of its dealers