Articles matching Business & Commercial Law

Is a 53% pa default interest rate under a short-term loan facility valid and enforceable?

Filed under: Commercial Law, Contract Law, Commercial Agreements, Consumer Law, Business & Commercial Law

Short-term loan facilities often come with horrendous rates of interest. The WA Supreme Court recently examined a short-term loan with an interest rate...

Can a Landlord be bound by a lease made in breach of legislation?

Filed under: Commercial Leases, Business & Commercial Law, Commercial Litigation, Contracts and Agreements

Recently, the High Court handed down judgment in the case of Gnych & Anor. v Polish Club Limited [2015] HCA 23, addressing the contentious question: can...

June 2014 Quarter CPI Figures Released

Filed under: Business & Commercial Law

The Australian Bureau of Statistics yesterday released the Consumer Price Index figures for the June 2014 quarter (for the period April to June 2014).

Could a Dividend Reinvestment Plan be the right thing for your company?

Filed under: Business & Commercial Law, Corporations Law

With the new financial year upon us, many companies with accumulated profits will be turning their attention to the most appropriate approach to dealing...

Round up of key employment law and tax changes for the 2014/2015 financial year

Filed under: Business & Commercial Law, Taxation law

The commencement of the new financial year brings with it important changes to minimum wages, national unfair dismissal regulations and various tax thresholds...

Getting ready for 30 June - ASIC’s top three areas of concern for 2014 financial reports

Filed under: Business & Commercial Law

The Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) has announced the areas it will be focusing on for 30 June 2014 financial reports. ASIC...

Limited recourse borrowing arrangements for self managed superannuation funds

Filed under: Business & Commercial Law, Superannuation

This alert looks at some of the key issues in paying out limited recourse borrowing arrangements (LRBA) in self managed superannuation funds (SMSF) and...

Selling Your Business - Things You Should Know

Filed under: Business & Commercial Law

Selling Your Business - Things You Should Know

Debt Recovery - Small Claims Division

Filed under: Banking & Finance, Business & Commercial Law, Business Bankruptcy & Insolvency

In recent years the Small Claims Division of the Local Court has been established and has jurisdiction to hear and determine actions for the recovery of...

How can contracts be discharged from further performance?

Filed under: Banking & Finance, Business & Commercial Law, Contract Drafting & Disputes, Corporations Law, Trade & Customs

The law of contracts forms a substantial part of our various relationships that can have some sort of influence over us on an almost daily basis – even...


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