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When can property be taken free of a security interest in the “ordinary course of business” for PPSA purposes?
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • October 27 2016

In the tangled web of the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth) (PPSA) one issue which has only recently been considered in a decided case is


The Enforceability of Oral Contracts
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • August 31 2016

If asked to consider what is a contract, it is likely that most people would immediately begin to think of a written agreement. It is important to


Would you like GST with that? What is going wrong with GST clauses?
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • November 6 2013

There has been a run of GST cases this year which have provided examples of where things can go wrong when the GST position for supplies is either


Australian Securities and Investments Commission v Astra Resources PLC 2015 FCA 759
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • October 28 2015

The Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (Act) prohibits 'fundraising' by companies unless certain disclosure requirements are met. In the recent case of ASIC


Court of Appeal confirms landlords’ right to recover land tax under commercial leases
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • October 27 2016

The Queensland Court of Appeal has recently confirmed the right of a landlord under a commercial lease entered into before 30 June 2009 to require a


Meetings, decisions, resolutions - the importance of getting it right
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • August 31 2016

In circumstances where a decision is to be made by more than one person it is critical that the processes and requirements of the governing documents


Protected Cell Companies
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • December 16 2014

Protected Cell Companies are not legislated for in Australia but there are a number of other countries that have legislated to permit such companies


Retirement village budgets and expenditure in the spotlight again
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • October 16 2014

Some of the most commonly disputed issues in retirement villages are budgets, expenditure and capital replacement v capital maintenance. Recently the


Retirement village budgets is yours legal?
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • February 21 2014

Retirement Village budgets must comply with a variety of legal requirements in order to avoid penalties under the Retirement Villages Act 1999 (Qld


Private philanthropy - private ancillary funds
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • May 7 2014

The knowledge that you are financially contributing to the greater good can be enormously satisfying. But many wealthy Australians are still unaware