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PPS leases - what are they, when should you register and what are the benefits of registration?
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • February 28 2017

Business owners may be uncertain as to whether the arrangement they have is a PPS lease (as defined), whether they should register a security interest


Share sale or off-market share buy-back? Choosing the best option
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • January 11 2017

When a shareholder of a private company is looking to exit the company, their shares must be dealt with in accordance with the Company’s constitution


ASIC relief for auditing and financial reporting has been updated
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • January 11 2017

ASIC has updated two Class Orders which offer financial reporting and auditing relief to proprietary companies: CO 981417 has been replaced with


New laws on unfair contracts terms are now in effect. Do your contracts comply?
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • December 22 2016

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


Calculating time for security of payment in Queensland - Don't forget the Christmas shutdown period!
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • December 15 2016

There are strict time limits when taking or responding to any action under the Building & Construction Industry Payments Act (Qld) 2004 (the Payments


Unfair Contract Terms ACCC Provides Guidance
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • December 7 2016

The Small Business Unfair Contract Terms regime in the Australian Consumer Law commenced on 12 November 2016. Any standard form small business


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