Articles matching Business Law

Spotlight on ABN entitlement

Filed under: Superannuation, Commercial Law, Business Law

The ATO recently announced it will review the entitlement of recently issued ABNs. The Australian Business Register (ABR) receives a high number of ABN...

Better together: Reform to WA’s Limited Partnerships regime

Filed under: Commercial Law, Business Law

On 29 November 2016, the Limited Partnerships Act 2016 (WA) (Act) received Royal Assent. The Act repeals and replaces the Limited Partnerships Act 1909...

Has Your Performance Bond/ Bank Guarantee Been Issued Correctly?

Filed under: Commercial Law, Business Law

In this recent High Court case the ANZ bank refused to pay performance bonds (also known as bank guarantees) it had issued at the request of a builder,...

The return of equity crowdfunding: A small step in the right direction

Filed under: Commercial Law, Business Law

On 24 November 2016, the Corporations Amendment (Crowd-sourced Funding) Bill 2016 (CSF Bill) was introduced into Parliament. The CSF Bill seeks to establish...

ASX Listing Changes: The jury is in and everyone is a winner!

Filed under: Commercial Law, Business Law

It might seem like eons ago that ASX announced its intention to tighten the requirements for new listings on ASX – because it was. As reported in our...

Former company director held personally liable to compensate underpaid employees

Filed under: Commercial Law, Business Law

On 17 June 2016, in a very significant decision, the Federal Circuit Court of Australia ruled that a former company director should be held personally...

Federal Court On Blog Articles And The Australian Consumer Law

Filed under: Commercial Law, Business Law

In Nextra Australia Pty Limited v Fletcher [2014] FCA 399 Collier J examined whether an online blog article was misleading and deceptive contrary to s...

Full Federal Court On Restraints Of Trade, Thoroughbreds And Artificial Insemination

Filed under: Commercial Law, Business Law

McHugh v Australian Jockey Club Limited [2014] FCAFC 45 is an interesting Full Federal Court decision concerning an alleged restraint of trade said to...

Underground water management: Committee recommends passing of new water laws

Filed under: Agribusiness, Commercial Law, Business Law

The Queensland Parliament’s Agriculture and Environment Committee tabled its report on the Environmental Protection (Underground Water Management) and...

High Court On The Action For Money Had And Received

Filed under: Commercial Law, Business Law

In Australian Financial Services and Leasing Pty Limited v Hills Industries Limited [2014] HCA 14, the High Court dismissed an action for money had and...


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