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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


Effectiveness of inconsistency clauses in shareholder agreements
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • November 2 2015

Shareholder agreements and company constitutions will at times deal with the same issues. It is therefore common practice for shareholder agreements


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


“$200 free bets” held to be misleading
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • October 28 2015

The ACCC's latest issue of the Small Business in Focus Report reveals the latest small business enquiries and complaints data. Of significance, the


Unfair contract terms - update
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • October 28 2015

We expect many of you are eagerly awaiting the introduction of the unfair contract terms regime to small businesses. You will be pleased to hear that


Peterson Management Services Pty Ltd v Body Corporate for The Rocks Resort 2015 QCAT 255
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • October 28 2015

The QCAT decision of Peterson Management Services Pty Ltd v Body Corporate for The Rocks Resort 2015 QCAT 255 shows the importance of correct


Business due diligence: are you missing something?
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • September 2 2015

When buying a business, it is usual practice for buyer's to undertake formal due diligence investigations on the business either before or after a


National Credit Code and professionals - are you within the referral exemptions?
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • September 2 2015

Are you fully aware of the licencing requirements for providing credit advice? Even when referring clients to a credit provider (provider) your


Unfair contract terms expansion to small business
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • July 31 2015

The Commonwealth Government has introduced the Treasury Legislation Amendment (Small Business and Unfair Contract Terms) Bill 2015 (Bill) into


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