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A - Z of Property Part 3
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • November 4 2016

A guarantee is a legally binding commitment by someone (the guarantor) to honour the obligations, of a third party (the principal party), pursuant to


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


Directors duties. Show me the money. And ethics, culture and reputation
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • October 18 2016

There have been a few recent reminders that directors must think beyond financial consequences of their companies’ decisions, to include


Is your Franchise Agreement unfair?
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • October 10 2016

From 12 November 2016, the amendments to the Unfair Contract Terms regime in the Australian Consumer Law will commence, protecting small businesses


Failure to notify of satisfaction of contractual conditions can give rise to unintended consequences
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • September 30 2016

Contracts often include conditions which must be satisfied before the contract comes into force or before completion of the contract can occur. These


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


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


High Court Settles Law on Penalty Clauses in Paciocco
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • August 9 2016

On 27 July 2016, the High Court handed down its judgment in the matter of Paciocco v Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited 2016 HCA 28


Increasing Likelihood of Directors being liable for Fair Work breaches
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • August 3 2016

The recent case of Fair Work Ombudsman v Step Ahead Security Services Pty Limited & Anor 2016 FCCA 1482 highlights the increasing likelihood of


Are there unfair terms in your standard contracts? Find out now before it’s too late.
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • August 2 2016

Upcoming changes to national laws mean that some terms in your standard form contracts may be deemed unfair and consequently not enforceable against