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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


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


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


What does the Personal Property and Securities Act (PPSA) mean for franchises?
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • October 18 2011

The Personal Property and Securities Act (PPSA) establishes a single national law and a single online register for security interests in personal property


Agents, undisclosed principals and double duty risks
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • March 24 2011

A recent NSW Administrative Decisions Tribunal case considered when the double dutyagency duty exemption under the Duties Act 1997 (NSW) (Act) would apply if the agent has not been appointed in writing


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


Family constitutions what, when and why
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • November 2 2015

Family businesses can be difficult to manage due to the effects of expansion and generational change. It is said that the typical family business


Personal property securities risks for bailments and consignments
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • September 2 2015

The Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth) (PPSA) created a new regime for security interests over personal property in Australia. The


And the GST mistakes just keep on coming
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • June 2 2014

In 2013 there were a series of GST cases which showed that drafting of GST clauses goes wrong and clients suffered unintended outcomes. It seems that


Changes to ASIC fees
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • July 8 2013

Effective 1 July 2013, ASIC have increased their fees including the costs for registering companies. Registration fees for an Australian proprietary