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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


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


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


Directors be careful what you are signing, you may be breaching your duties
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • July 29 2011

Company directors are presented with a wide range of documents to be signed on a regular basis


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


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


Persistent PPSA problems for SMEs
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • March 31 2015

The Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth) (PPS Act) has presented challenges to business owners in the three years since it commenced. The


Business record keeping what, where and for how long
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • July 24 2015

Business owners can be overwhelmed by their record keeping requirements under different legislation. For example, the requirements for tax purposes