July 19, 2019
The recent case of Mingos v Commissioner of Taxation illustrates the need to consider all aspects of holding an asset within a trust. Trusts are usefu...
November 9, 2018
There are important lessons to be learnt at two separate stages of the life of a discretionary trust deed.
At the drafting stage consider, what appoin...
September 25, 2018
Outlines the options available to shareholders to access company books.
September 3, 2018
Cody v Live Board Holdings Limited demonstrates that a shareholders’ agreement with an inconsistency clause, will not automatically take precedence ov...
August 6, 2018
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The Australian Standard for Defence Contracting (“ASDEFCON”) suite of tenderin...
May 15, 2018
A shareholders agreement set out the rights and obligations between the parties to the agreement including the company shareholders and often the comp...
May 14, 2018
The WA Government has announced a lift in the previously foreshadowed foreign purchaser surcharge from 4 percent to 7 percent.
In the 2018-19 Budget sp...
November 21, 2017
In March 2017 the High Court dismissed the special leave application appealing the decision of the Court of Appeal of the Supreme Court o...
The Federal Court has declared eight contract terms unfair in the first test of the new unfair contracts legislation in ACCC v JJ Richards & Sons Pty...
Do I need a Shareholders Agreement?
Property Ownership Structures - Asset protection versus minimising tax
An examination of Mingos v Commissioner of Taxation
Replacing the Appointor
Company books: Access for shareholders
Shareholders’ agreements and company constitutions: A case of no inconsistency
ASDEFCON - Defence Takes a New Approach