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It’s official – Electronic Signing for Companies is here to stay!

Thankfully, on 22 February 2022, the Corporations Amendment (Meetings and Documents) Act 2022 (Cth) (the Act) received assent, amending the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (Corporations Act). This legislation clarifies and m...

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Who is responsible to repair damage following a natural disaster?

1. Rent Abatement In most cases, a lease will contain a clause whereby the tenant’s obligation to pay rent and other money under the lease (such as outgoings) is abated (either partially or completely) while the Premis...

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Significant Changes to Residential Contracts

What are the changes?   Extension of Settlement Date Recently, there have been media reports of buyers losing their deposits because of a failure of their financial institutions to be able to settle on the settlemen...

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The downfalls of nomination clauses and how to avoid them

Parties should be very careful when using nomination clauses in contracts as there can be significant financial consequences of doing so....

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Lessons from the Metaverse on branding your business

Since Facebook announced its name change in October 2021, various tech companies have been coming forward claiming trade mark infringement. The media storm gives rise to conversations about trade marks....

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Rent reviews – Lease terms save Landlord

It is common for the rent of commercial premises to be subject to a market review. A recent case provides insight for Tenants and Landlords on terms to be conscious of when it comes to market reviews....

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