Articles matching Corporations Law


Can You Obtain Damages for Distress, Anxiety and Depression Caused by Breach of a Building Contract?

Filed under: Corporations Law, Administrative Law, Consumer Law

Ms Powlett owned a property in Daylesford, Victoria, where she rented a timber cottage as holiday accommodation. She decided to expand her business...

Is a Further ‘Deposit’ payable on Termination of a Contract for the Sale of Land an Unenforceable Penalty?

Filed under: Corporations Law, Administrative Law, Competition and Consumer Law, Contracts and Agreements, Consumer Law

Some contracts for the sale of land require payment of an additional ‘deposit’ amount, if the contract is terminated.

Can Damages Be Recovered for Lost Management Time in Dealing with a Breach of Contract or Negligence?

Filed under: Corporations Law, Contract Law, Consumer Law

It is often the case that valuable management time is spent dealing with the consequences of a breach of contract and/or negligence by another party. Can...

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...

How can contracts be discharged from further performance?

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

What is a company constitution?

Filed under: Business & Commercial Law, Corporations Law

We’re all familiar with the fact that constitutions tend to be the leading set of rules which forms the basis of how an entity operates. Nations require...

Sole trader or company: the pros and cons

Filed under: Business & Commercial Law, Corporations Law

Many readers may hold dreams of breaking the shackles of their workaday existence to start their own business. It’s only natural to want to be your own...

National Business Names Changes

Filed under: Business & Commercial Law, Corporations Law, Commercial Litigation, Competition & Trade Regulation, Franchises

From 28 May 2012, businesses will no longer need to undertake the task of registering a business name in a number of States/ Territories. Under the new...

Registering a company in Australia

Filed under: Banking & Finance, Business & Commercial Law, Corporations Law, Franchises, Trade & Customs

Like many things in Australia, starting a company requires some administrative elements that need to be fulfilled, beginning with the actual registration...

Shareholder oppression explained

Filed under: Business & Commercial Law, Corporations Law, Industrial Relations

Shareholders may seek a wide range of remedies in circumstances where the controllers of a company unfairly misuse their positions of power or breach their...

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