E-lodgement arrives at ASIC

ASIC have recently approved the ASIC Corporations (Email Lodgement Service) Instrument, allowing certain fundraising and…

Why Ipso Facto Clauses Should Be On Your Radar

An ipso facto clause is a standard contract term which provides for default and termination…

Changes to Retail Leases Act (NSW) – what you need to know

In late 2016, the Retail Leases Amendment (Review) Bill 2016 (Bill) was introduced into NSW…

Assessing the Legality of Electronic Signatures

“Electronic signatures” are increasingly becoming seen as a secure, safe way to execute important transactions.…

Marketing practices in IPOs of securities

In the pursuit of new connections and potential clients, firms and issuers marketing IPOs as…

Ramifications of ABN versus ACN on the PPS Register

Administrative oversights are easy enough to make - no matter how careful your eye is…

Restraints of trade in a sale of business

In a sale of a business (whether by a sale of shares or the underlying…

Changes to Unfair Contract Terms

The recent Treasury Legislation Amendment (Small Business and Unfair Contract Terms) Act 2015 extends unfair…

Transferring registration of a foreign company to an Australian registered company

This note provides a brief overview of the process for transferring the registration of a…

Creating Binding Preliminary Agreements

As a precursor to commercial negotiations, preliminary agreements (often called term sheets, heads of agreement,…

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