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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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Estate Planning transitions to the digital era

Years of frustration about the gap between protecting wealth and finalising Estate Plans recently bore fruit when a group of lawyers and advisers launched Yodal, Australia’s most comprehensive Estate Planning platform....

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Why three weddings and no funerals is good news

Redchip’s annual EOFY function last week gave me a moment to reflect on the year we’ve had and the commercial landscape for the coming 12 months. In personal news, I was stoked to remind our team we’d had 3 wedding...

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Redbubble in trouble – breach of Hells Angels IP

The infamous Hells Angels motorcycle club has followed a more conventional form of protecting itself than one may have expected – filing a claim against online art marketplace Redbubble ( for infringing its registered ...

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New POA Forms 6 and 8 effective 1 October 2015

New Property Occupations Act ("POA") Form 6 (Appointment and reappointment of a property agent, resident letting agent or property auctioneer) and Form 8 (Disclosure to prospective buyer) are effective as of Thursday 1 O...

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Are you having a conversation with your clients about trade mark protection?

Whether your client is creating a new business venture, growing their current enterprise or looking to protect the empire they have built, trade marking is a vital consideration....

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Case Study: Development Opportunities as a Non-Resident

When considering international opportunities, there are a range of commercial and tax implications that must be considered. We have outlined these implications in the following practical case study, particularly focussi...

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Uncertainties About Residency: Drawing the Shord Straw?

When determining the residency status of an individual in Australia, the decisions of the Commissioner are not always based upon precedence. These cases regularly turn on both fact and degree to determine residency stat...

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Three tips for trusts

Trusts are powerful structuring platforms for trading or passive asset holding, but they do bring with them a range of additional considerations when dealing with the SBCGTC. We have highlighted the following three consi...

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Non-fixed trusts

Most advisers are aware of the benefits of making a Family Trust Election (FTE) for carrying forward revenue losses, however less commonly considered are the advantages of making an FTE for franking credit trading measur...

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