Intellectual property may not be as tangible as plant, property and equipment, but for many businesses its value exceeds the dollars on a balance sheet. When it comes to selling a business, IP can have a critical impact on the success of the deal for your clients.
Your brand is the first thing your customers recognise you for, and the last thing they remember. Redchip hosted a gathering recently to share our ideas about an important conversation we believe business advisers should be having with their clients.
Despite what many people think when starting up a business, the simple act of registering a business, company or domain name does not provide any proprietary rights.
On 1 October 2016, the new Chapter 4 of the Duties Act 2001 (Qld) (the Act) introduced the Additional Foreign Acquirers Duty (AFAD). As with any new legislation it comes laden with detail, which can be difficult to wade through and understand the impacts for you or your clients.
Reap the benefits, not the consequences! Trusts and self-managed superannuation funds (SMSFs) are becoming increasingly popular structures for the purchase of properties, particularly where investment properties are concerned.
Five tips for real estate agents to stay out of the firing line. Real estate is a tough game, with tough rules. For agents, this means that there are a lot of ways you can slip up and potentially land yourself, and your agency, in hot water.