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03/09/15

Insolvent Trading and Directors’ Liability

Trading during insolvency can have serious consequences for directors due to duties arising under the Corporations Act. Penalties such as...
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20/08/15

Can employment be terminated for use of Facebook?

The law about unfair dismissal for social media use is still emerging. Several recent cases show that using Facebook, Twitter...
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20/08/15

Electronic Signatures

Until recently, all executed contracts were produced in hard-copy and signed by hand. Many businesses and individuals now embrace a...
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07/07/15

Employees vs Contractors

Sometimes, people choose to work as Independent Contractors rather than Employees as it suits them to have the flexibility that...
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23/02/15

Email Footers- Worth the Trouble?

Almost every organisation now provides in the footer of their correspondence a small disclaimer, provided to protect the organisation from...
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16/02/15

Can you infringe a trademark with your SEO tag-lines?

SEO (Search Engine Optimization) tag-lines are used by companies to become more visible to customers searching for their services online....
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03/02/15

Click to Agree- All contracts are not created equal!

‘Click-to-agree’ terms and conditions are frequently encountered by technology users. This method enables a contract to be made quickly with...
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09/12/14

Don’t pay (yet)!

Private car parking operators are notorious for presenting customers with onerous terms and ‘payment notices’ for overstaying the purchased time....
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14/11/14

Director’s Duties – a summary

Director’s duties are a series of statutory, common law and equitable obligations owed by directors to their company. These duties...
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14/11/14

Directors’ Duties

The overriding duties of a company director are to function on behalf of shareholders and to uphold the interests of...
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30/10/14

Workplace Bullying: Changes to the Fair Work Act 2009

Changes to the Fair Work Act 2009 came into place on 1 January 2014, bringing with them increased provisions regarding...
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22/07/14

Better Call Saul

Breaking Bad’s infamous ‘Saul Goodman’ begins his professional relationship with the series’ anti-heroes by demanding that each place one dollar...
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