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Creditors: What they can and can’t do when collecting a debt

Filed under: Business Law

There may be unfortunate instances where a person may have to deal with creditors or debt collectors. If facing such a situation, readers should be aware...

Two of the scariest words in the English language: “Tax audit”. What happens if you are audited?

Filed under: Taxation and Revenue

Just the mere mention of the word “tax’ is enough to make most people break out in a cold sweat, and if the word “audit” is also included, it may provoke...

How to get the best tax outcomes on the sale of a business

Filed under: Business Law

Taxes which are relevant to the selling and buying of a business or shares in a company include capital gains tax, income tax, stamp duty and GST. If your...


What are the criminal liabilities for multiple pricing offences?

Date: 01 Aug 2017, Filed under: Business & Commercial Law

Section 165 of the Australian Consumer Law sets out multiple pricing offences that are the same as the civil pecuniary penalties. Additionally, a body...

Are casual employees protected by unfair dismissal laws?

Date: 01 Jul 2017, Filed under: Business & Commercial Law, Franchises

The decision in Ponce v DJT Staff Management Services Pty Ltd t/as Daly’s Traffic[2010] FWA 2078 in some ways paved the way for casual employees...

When is an individual considered to be in contravention of the bait advertising provisions?

Date: 01 Jun 2017, Filed under: Business & Commercial Law

For a person to be found liable of contravening the s 35(1) of the Australian Consumer Law (the ACL) provisions of bait advertising, is dependent...

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ACCC on changing telecommunications market dynamic

Date: 20 Jul 2017, Filed under: Competition & Trade Regulation

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) Chairman Rod Sims has welcomed the entry of new mobile and fixed broadband competitors into the rapidly...

ASIC checks on limited AFS licence experience

Date: 19 Jul 2017, Filed under: Corporations Law

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) stated that it visited twenty limited Australian Financial Services (AFS) licensees during...

Low cost, low cover private health policies rising - report

Date: 18 Jul 2017, Filed under: Banking & Finance

An Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) report into the private health insurance industry recently released has found that affordability...


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