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Defending against the indefensible

You’d imagine that a law firm with as strong an IP pedigree as Redchip would have no problems defending itself from people preying on the success of our business. Sadly, even we aren’t immune to rip offs and poaching...

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Heaven can wait

Recently I heard someone say: “everyone wants to go to heaven, but no one wants to die”. Our mortality is such a taboo topic that it impacts the way in which many people approach their Wills and Estate Planning. ...

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From shark bait to superheroes

Three life lessons for start-ups. There’s never been more buzz surrounding the start-up community, but all this excitement doesn’t come without its fair share of hurdles and legal pitfalls....

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Major change to the Commercial Building Disclosure Program

From 1 July 2017, expansion of the CBD Program will require most sellers and lessors of office space 1,000 square metres or more to obtain a Building Energy Efficiency Certificate before the building goes on the market....

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GST and new property sales

From 1 July 2018, purchasers of new residential premises (new homes or apartments) and subdivided residential lots will need to pay any applicable GST on the sale directly to the ATO....

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Investors lose depreciation and travel deductions

From 1 July 2017, Australian Residential Property Investors will lose two long-standing tax deductions for residential properties as a result of the Federal Budget 2017....

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The road to success is a slippery one at best
Common legal pitfalls for start-ups

This excerpt from a chapter we contributed to the QUT Blue Book: Tips for Start-up Founders at QUT looks at the legal fundamentals for any new business to avoid pitfalls down the track....

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What ails Pacific Ale?

When you have a successful business, competition is never far away. Properly protecting unique brand elements is vital in securing your market position and keeping competitors at bay, as Stone & Wood recently discovered ...

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Clients front and centre in tech debate

In assessing the deployment of technology, businesses can fall into the trap of focussing on the upfront cost and the potential short term returns. If we instead work back from the client outcome, then the decision-makin...

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FRCGW: Impacts on foreign and Australian residents

On 9 May 2017, the Government announced proposed changes to the foreign resident capital gains withholding (FRCGW) rate and threshold....

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