Assessing the Legality of Electronic Signatures

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

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…

Creating Binding Preliminary Agreements

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

Don’t let liquidated damages be deemed unenforceable

In recent times, dissatisfied bank customers have been joining class actions in the hope of…

What does it mean to say that an expert has made a decision in “manifest error”?

According to common practice in dispute resolution clauses for contracts, the decision of an independent…

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