Temporary relief from directors’ duty to prevent insolvent trading due to Covid-19
Covid-19 has presented new challenges for directors as they navigate unchartered territory. Due to the pressure placed on businesses by Covid-19, the government introduced the Coronavirus Response Package Omnibus ActRead More
What is a smart contract and what are the legal implications?
A smart contract is a self-executing contract created as a software program and stored on a distributed ledger, such as blockchain. A smart contract is essentially software operating an “if/then”Read More
Enforcing Non-disclosure Agreements
A non-disclosure agreement (‘NDA’), also known as a confidentiality agreement, is a legally binding document used to protect trade secrets and sensitive information. Confidential information is usually a form ofRead More
What Legal Documents Does A Startup Need?
Establishing a strong legal structure is critical to the successful development of a startup. Sometimes, startup founders can get caught in the adrenalin of turning their idea into a realityRead More
What are Heads of Agreement?
A Heads of Agreement (‘HOA’) sets out the key commercial terms of a proposed agreement used as a tool for negotiations before finalising an agreement. The document represents the intentionRead More
What does a Franchise lawyer do?
Franchise lawyers specialise in providing legal advice with all aspects of franchise law, for either the franchisor or franchisee. If you are thinking of either buying in to an alreadyRead More
Someone has opposed our trademark application. What can we do?
You have submitted a trademark application and are awaiting for the notice of acceptance. During that process, IP Australia issues you an official notification warning that another party has filedRead More
Top 5 Legal Issues for Fintechs
Fintechs have been emerging in the Australian market rapidly, where both innovation and technology has disrupted the traditional methods of banking and providing financial services. Due to this growth, thereRead More