Update: Changes to Australian insolvency regime extended until 31 December 2020

This is an update to our previous insight article Major short-term changes to Australian insolvency…

Standard form contract clauses found to be unfair and invalid by the Federal Court

Case note on Australian Securities and Investments Commission v Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Ltd [2020]…

Update: Corporate electronic execution extended until 2021

This is an update to our previous insight article Corporate electronic execution temporarily permitted which…

Warranties and Indemnities in the M&A Context

Commercial risks are present in any given M&A transaction, risks that if were known earlier…

Director Identification Numbers Incoming: Bob Marley, Homer Simpson & Elvis can’t be directors anymore.

The passage of the Treasury Laws Amendment (registries Modernisation and Other Measures) Bill 2019 (the…

Significant reforms proposed for Australia’s foreign investment framework

On Friday, 5 June 2020 the Federal Treasurer announced sweeping changes to Australia’s foreign investment…

Victoria permits further electronic execution and virtual witnessing

This article is an update to our earlier insight, Witnessing now a virtual reality, which…

Witnessing now a virtual reality

Lockdowns due to the COVID-19 pandemic have created barriers to executing documents. As a means…

Corporate electronic execution temporarily permitted

The Federal Government has made modifications to the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (Corporations Act) to…

COVID-19 – Managing employees in the face of the outbreak

The outbreak and rapid spread of a novel corona virus, COVID-19, is throwing up all…

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