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Income stream products set for innovative changes as further tax concessions are considered

22 March 2017

Will new regulations open a whole new world of opportunity for superannuation funds and life insurance companies? By incentivising providers to offer these products, the draft Regulations aim to remove barriers to innovation in retirement income stre

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Assignment of defect warranties: Is your drafting sufficient?

21 March 2017

The NSW Supreme Court of Appeal has clarified that a broad assignment of rights will enable a purchaser to sue on the transferred warranty – regardless of whether the purchaser knew of the relevant defects at the time of the acquisition.

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Queensland’s Industrial Relations Reforms Are Now in Operation: Are You Ready?

20 March 2017

This article highlights the key changes to Queensland industrial relations regulation implemented by the new Industrial Relations Act 2016 (Qld), and the steps that employers should take to ensure they are prepared for them.

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Does collective knowledge of a company’s officers equate to company knowledge?

17 March 2017

This week’s TGIF considers Commonwealth Bank of Australia v Kojic [2016] FCAFC 186, in which the Court questioned whether the knowledge of a company is in fact the collective knowledge of its officers

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“All for one and one for all” : creditor successfully appoints SPLs to undertake tasks only it is willing to fund

10 March 2017

This week’s TGIF considers a decision of the Victorian Supreme Court which examined the merits of appointing special purpose liquidators in circumstances where a creditor was only willing to fund investigations if the appointment was made.

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Penalty, Ref?! No… FWC reduces Sunday and public holiday penalty rates in 6 modern awards

7 March 2017

As the Australian economy continues to evolve into a ‘24/7’ service model, it has been argued that the system of penalty rates no longer reflects the reality of working arrangements in many industries.

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ABN but no ACN? Your PPSA registration may be defective

3 March 2017

This week’s TGIF considers In the matter of OneSteel Manufacturing Pty Limited (admin appt) [2017] NSWSC 21, where it was held that a PPSR registration was defective as the grantor’s ACN was not included in the registration.

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Attracting a Crowd: Stadium Development Lessons from Overseas

3 March 2017

Several recent overseas developments in the US, Asia and the UK have demonstrated that stadia can be an economically sustainable long term proposition.

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How the recent amendments to Building and Construction Industry Legislation and Code will affect you

2 March 2017

Recently, important changes to the Building and Construction Industry (Improving Productivity) Act 2016 (Cth) were passed by federal Parliament, along with amendments to the Code for the Tendering and Performance of Building Work 2016.

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