Category: Commercial Law

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POSTED: 06 Mar 2020
After the amendment bill lapsed prior to the federal election, laws to further combat illegal phoenixing have now commenced operation on 18 February 2020 under the Treasury Laws Amendment (Combat Illegal Phoenixing) Act 2020 (Cth). The implementation of this act aims to deter and disrupt illegal phoenixing and more harshly punish those who engage in and facilitate this behaviour.
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POSTED: 23 Dec 2019
Part 6 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 (NSW) (Act) commenced on 1 December 2019. With this, changes have been made to the Occupation Certificate (OC) provisions which operationalise the new framework.
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POSTED: 29 Nov 2019
Thinking of buying or selling a business or securities in a company or trust?
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POSTED: 16 May 2019
New protections for whistle-blowers will commence on 1 July 2019 under the Treasury Laws Amendment (Enhancing Whistleblower Protections) Act 2018. In the past, many businesses have treated whistle-blower protection with a low level of compliance. The implementation of this Act will enforce systems to allow people to report wrongdoing without reprisal.
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POSTED: 11 Apr 2019
As of 1 January 2019, new reporting requirements have been introduced for large companies operating Australian under the ‘Modern Slavery Act 2018’.
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POSTED: 03 Apr 2019
As part of the 2017/2018 federal budget to promote house affordability, it was announced that non-residents would no longer be entitled to the CGT main residence exemption. This means that any non-resident that maintained their home in Australia would no longer be entitled to a tax-free gain on disposal, but would be taxed on any capital gain they made on the disposal of their home
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POSTED: 18 Dec 2018
The month of December has been filled with the most important type of success and milestones for the Commercial department at Marsdens Law Group. Notwithstanding the huge effort put in to each of the Department’s matters in their busiest time of year, there have been two (2) employees with life changing news.
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POSTED: 07 Dec 2018
Organisations that are regulated by the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) include:
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POSTED: 27 Nov 2018
Trying to think of ways to protect your assets before heading into business? You may want to think twice before transferring assets from your name to your spouse.
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POSTED: 24 Aug 2018
Prior to 1 July 2018, Crown land was managed under the Crown Lands Act 1989 (CLAct), and at least ten (10) other separate pieces of legislation. When the Crown Land Management Act 2016 (CLMAct) came into effect, eleven (11) Acts of the old Crown Land regime became wholly repealed, including the CL Act.
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