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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


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


Be cautious of the timing requirements for registering security interests on the PPSR
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • June 14 2016

The full benefit of a security interest may not be obtained unless specific requirements are met under the Personal Property Securities Act 2009


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


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


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


And the GST mistakes just keep on coming
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • June 2 2014

In 2013 there were a series of GST cases which showed that drafting of GST clauses goes wrong and clients suffered unintended outcomes. It seems that


Retirement village budgets is yours legal?
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • February 21 2014

Retirement Village budgets must comply with a variety of legal requirements in order to avoid penalties under the Retirement Villages Act 1999 (Qld


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


Aged care providers: GST treatment of accommodation payments by aged care residents
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • April 30 2012

The Australian Taxation Office recently released a GST Determination (GSTD 20114) to clarify the position relating to some accommodation payments by residents of aged care facilities