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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


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


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


Aged care providers: GST treatment of accommodation payments by aged care residents
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • April 30 2012

The Australian Taxation Office recently released a GST Determination (GSTD 20114) to clarify the position relating to some accommodation payments by residents of aged care facilities


Duty relief for SMSF trustees
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • July 22 2013

Since the introduction of limited recourse borrowing arrangements under the Superannuation Industry (Supervision) Act 1993 (Cth) (SIS Act) there has


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


Payroll Tax Grouping - it may not be the end of the world
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • April 21 2016

The grouping of commonly controlled businesses, corporations and employers due to the common use of employees has long been a concern of growing


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


Considering “consideration” for duty and other taxes
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • July 31 2015

All Australian jurisdictions have mechanisms for the deeming of the value of transactions for tax and duty purposes. For example, for duty purposes