We use cookies to customise content for your subscription and for analytics.
If you continue to browse Lexology, we will assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. For further information please read our Cookie Policy.

Search results

Order by: most recent most popular relevance



Results: 1-10 of 53

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


PPS leases - what are they, when should you register and what are the benefits of registration?
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • February 28 2017

Business owners may be uncertain as to whether the arrangement they have is a PPS lease (as defined), whether they should register a security interest


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


Binding negotiations? Have you inadvertently bound yourself (or your client) during negotiations?
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • November 30 2015

There have been a number of recent cases around Australia relating to whether or not agreements have been formed, including, surprisingly, through


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


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


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


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


Be cautious of the timing requirements for registering security interests on the PPSR
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • June 14 2016

The full benefit of a security interest may not be obtained unless specific requirements are met under the Personal Property Securities Act 2009


Things to Keep In Mind If Claiming Land Tax Exemptions
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • October 27 2016

Two recent decisions by the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (Tribunal) have provided some useful insight into the application of the