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Directors liability for insolvency: do what you say and perform your duties or face personal liability
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • July 31 2015

The point at which a company becomes insolvent is not always clear. The Courts will consider "various indicia of insolvency", including the company's


Murphy’s Law and superannuation death benefits
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • July 31 2015

Dr Karl Kruszelnicki points out that the true and original form of Murphy's Law is: "If there are two or more ways to do something and one of those


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


Substance over form: is your agreement captured by the Franchising Code of Conduct?
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • July 31 2015

The Franchising Code of Conduct (Code) provides important protections to franchisees that aim to reduce the perceived inequality of bargaining power


Lost the trust deed?
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • July 31 2015

The loss of the original trust deed for a trust is not a problem to be taken lightly. While the trust will continue to operate, administering it will


Authoring your own misfortune: how decisions you make can result in you causing yourself loss.
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • July 29 2015

A common element of most franchise litigation is that one party caused another party loss through specific conduct. This is often described as either


The importance of recording sources of money received from offshore transactions
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • July 24 2015

The recent Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) decision of Gui Ping Wu v Commissioner of Taxation 2015 AATA 78 serves as a timely reminder to


Receivers reclaim their rights to revenue
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • July 23 2015

Receivers do not have to distribute profits from the sale of Inventory acquired by them during their appointment to priority creditors. The question


Legal road blocks to the Queensland health Ombudsman in the effective investigation of serious health care complaints
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • June 26 2015

An important and most recent decision of the Supreme Court of Queensland in Ali Al Moosawai v Luke Massey 2015 QSC 169 delivered 24 June 2015, has


A case for managing PI claims
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • June 24 2015

One of the most significant professional liability cases in Queensland in 2014 was the Queensland Court of Appeal decision in Hadgelias Holdings and