Property co-ownership is often mooted as a solution to housing affordability where parties pool their resources to acquire a property.
In our previous legal update, we noted that recent changes to the ACL have expanded the scope of the country’s Unfair Contract regime.
Does your business use ‘standard form’ contracts? Or are you routinely asked to sign such contracts? Changes are coming 9 November 2023.
You may recall that in our previous legal update we started a new series of articles on Director Duties and breaches of these duties.
Approximately 2,500,000 Australians are a company director. That’s 10% of the total population. But do they understand their duties?
Under the Corporations Act, a company may not be allowed to pay a large benefit to an exiting director without the approval of the shareholders?
Many Australian states impose a surcharge rate for land tax on foreign persons, including discretionary trusts.
From 1 February 2023, employees of non-small businesses can access ten days of paid family and domestic violence leave.
The legislation is extensive and brings into effect a series of changes and obligations that will affect many workplaces.
The Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Secure Jobs, Better Pay) Bill 2022 passed Parliament on 2 December 2020.