Category: Commercial Law

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POSTED: 29 Aug 2022
It may seem antithetical for charities to be engaging in commercial activities; the general purpose of charitable organisations is to engage in charity work (which by definition is not commercial in nature).
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POSTED: 19 Jul 2022
On 1 April 2022, the Franchising Code of Conduct (Code) was amended by the Competition and Consumer (Industry Codes – Franchising) Amendment (Franchise Disclosure Register) Regulations 2022 (Cth) (Regulations).
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POSTED: 26 May 2022
Restraint of trade clauses in commercial contracts (i.e. shareholder agreements, franchise agreements, business sale agreements, share sale agreements etc.) act as a safeguard of a party’s valuable commercial interests and assets.
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POSTED: 06 Apr 2022
The Corporations Amendment (Meetings and Documents) Act 2021 (the Act) has made changes to the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (the Corporations Act) providing greater certainty and flexibility to companies by (amongst other changes):
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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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