Domestic Building Work Contracts

Domestic Building Work Contracts

Reading Time: 3 minutes When engaging in building work, it is important to ensure that there is an executed contract that contains all the required elements. Depending on the types of work performed, building contracts can be differentiated into domestic building work...
AGRICULTURAL EXPORT INDUSTRY CHANGES

AGRICULTURAL EXPORT INDUSTRY CHANGES

Reading Time: 2 minutes With the ongoing complexities in the international sphere from COVID-19 and diplomatic antagonism, Australia’s agriculture industry has been hit hard with the reduction of exports that provided necessary income to workers, growers, farmers, and...
VOLUNTARY WINDING UP PROCEEDINGS

VOLUNTARY WINDING UP PROCEEDINGS

Reading Time: 2 minutes COVID-19 has greatly impacted businesses especially small medium enterprises. If your company is in financial distress and is unlikely to recover, your company has the options to commence either a director-initiated liquidation or voluntary...
TRADEMARKING INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

TRADEMARKING INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

Reading Time: 2 minutes There are multiple ways to protect intellectual property that cover everything from simple names of businesses through to complex patents on medical processes. These help to secure and provide value to property that would otherwise be...
UNFAIR PREFERENCE PAYMENTS

UNFAIR PREFERENCE PAYMENTS

Reading Time: 2 minutes In the course of conducting your business, it is important to ensure you are not dealing with an insolvent company. Many do not consider the implications of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (“the Act”)and their liability to repay amounts under...
Contracts Enforceable in Court

Contracts Enforceable in Court

Reading Time: 2 minutes In simple terms, contracts in Australia are agreements between two or more parties based on the acceptance of an offer. However, for a contract to be legally enforceable, a number of elements must be satisfied. There must have been a...