Reactivating a cancelled ABN
You may have cancelled your Australian Business Number (ABN) because you decided to stop trading, or because you sold your business, or for a range of other reasons. Australian lawRead More
How Does a Corporate Power of Attorney Work?
A Corporate Power of Attorney or Company Power of Attorney (CPOA) is a legal document that appoints and delegates an individual or a trustee organisation with the legal authority toRead More
Can you use property to secure a loan?
When a bank lends you money, they are taking a risk that you will not or cannot pay them back. To negate this risk, lender’s often ask for security orRead More
How to Identify a Sham Contract
A sham contract occurs when an employer masks an employment relationship as an independent contractor relationship to avoid fulfilling employee entitlements, such as leave and superannuation. The Fair Work ActRead More
An Introduction to AASB 138 (Intangible Assets) for Businesses
Classifying assets is a crucial aspect of managing a business and it is important they are classified accurately according to the relevant accounting standard. As a result it is essentialRead More
The Art of Negotiation
Negotiation is an artform. A very important artform for people running a business, as well as for the lawyers who work with them. Negotiation skills are a key factor inRead More
Top 8 Considerations when selling a business
Selling or buying a business can be one of the most critical business decisions you can ever make. There are many factors to consider as part of this process –Read More
What Are Voidable Contracts?
Voidable contracts are legally valid contracts which may be affirmed or rescinded by the ‘innocent’ party to the contract, as a result of issues that can be said to invalidateRead More