Category: Commercial Law

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POSTED: 30 Nov 2021
The Corporations Amendment (Meetings and Documents) Bill 2021 (Cth) (Amendment Bill) was introduced to Parliament on 20 October 2021. The aim of the Amendment Bill is to modernise the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (Act) by permanently allowing companies to use technology to meet regulatory requirements under the Act.
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POSTED: 03 Nov 2021
A trade mark is a sign used to distinguish your goods and/or services from others in the marketplace. It is your badge of origin and identity to customers and will commonly include business names, product names, logos and taglines/slogans.
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POSTED: 14 Sep 2021
In response to the ongoing COVID-19 lockdowns across Australia, the Federal Government has once again decided to temporarily allow electronic execution of documents by companies in accordance with section 127 of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (Corporations Act).
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POSTED: 03 Aug 2021
A force majeure clause relieves a party from temporarily or permanently performing contractual obligations when an unexpected, external event that is outside of the control of a party has occurred which prevents performance.
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POSTED: 28 Jul 2021
Use of the Service NSW QR check-in code has been expanded so that it is now mandatory at all workplaces and retail business.
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POSTED: 02 Jul 2021
NSW Fair Trading has now been given new enforcement powers that require businesses that supply goods or services to consumers in NSW to comply with new mandatory disclosure obligations.
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POSTED: 14 May 2021
The Treasury Laws Amendment (Registries Modernisation and Other Measures) Act 2020 (Cth) commenced on 4 April 2021, introducing a Director Identification Number (DIN) requirement for all existing and new directors and strict liability offences for those who fail to obtain a DIN.
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POSTED: 23 Apr 2021
Resigning directors are now subject to new requirements under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) as a result of the Treasury Laws Amendment (Combating Illegal Phoenixing) Act 2020 (Cth) (Act).
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POSTED: 15 Dec 2020
The Corporations Amendment (Corporate Insolvency Reforms) Bill 2020 (pending approval) will come into effect on 1 January 2021 and introduces a ‘Simplified Liquidation’ process.
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