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Xmas party - worker dies after diving into river - did the death arise in the course of employment?
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • May 29 2015

In Campbell v Australian Leisure Hospitality Group Pty Ltd and Anor 2015 ICQ 016 Martin J, President, of the Queensland Industrial Court delivered


Cost saving changes for public companies
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • May 26 2015

The simplification of compliance obligations required by Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) took a step forward with the commencement of the Corporations


International wills another tool in the toolbox
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • May 26 2015

On 10 March 2014, the “Convention providing a Uniform Law on the Form of an International Will 1973” (Convention) came into force in Australia. It


NSW state taxes update - SMSF transactions face increased rates of duty
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • May 26 2015

The State Revenue Legislation Further Amendment Act 2014 (NSW) (Act) was enacted to make important changes to stamp duty, payroll tax and land tax in


When do I get my day in court? (and other classic family law questions)
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • May 26 2015

You have a client who has just split the sheets in an acrimonious fashion and they want to know when they get their day in Court. For property


Foreign investment changes what does it mean for foreign buyers?
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • May 26 2015

Foreign investors face a number of legal and regulatory challenges when acquiring land in Australia. In addition to start-up issues relating to the


Negotiated outcomes with the ACCC: is the High Court decision of Barbaro the end of the world as regulators and those negotiating with them know it?
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • May 25 2015

As a result of a High Court decision, Barbaro v The Queen, courts are not required to adopt, as the appropriate sentence for admitted offences, any


Government announces direction on planning reforms
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • May 25 2015

After months of industry speculation, the Queensland Government has given a formal statement about the direction of the State’s planning reform. On 25


An employer’s guide to the taxation of employment termination payments
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • May 14 2015

If an employee dies, an employer may make a payment in respect of that employee's death eg. A gratuitous payment. The tax treatment and PAYG


Can avoiding potential litigation be considered an uncommercial transaction?
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • May 13 2015

When a company goes into liquidation liquidators will often try to 'claw back' uncommercial transactions. The recent case of 640 Elizabeth Street Pty