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By Robert Gordon, Laszlo Konya
These changes are part of the Commonwealth Government's 'housing affordability' reforms announced in the 2017-18 Budget.
By Ted Vlahos, Brigid O’Dwyer, Jess Tomlinson
This recent case confirmed that a wide interpretation of 'retail premises' should be used for the purposes of the Act.
By Felicity Cara-Carson, Stefano Mazzeo
It is important that you are vigilant about protecting your intellectual property from infringement.
By Felicity Cara-Carson, Jess Tomlinson
Amendments are due to take effect on 22 February 2018, unless an earlier date is proclaimed.
By Anthony Pointon, Robert Gordon, Jonathan Slade
Anecdotally it seems that companies may already be factoring in the new company tax rate.
By Michael Bishop, Amelita Hensman
Employers in Australia need to acknowledge that workplace relationships occur and take steps to manage these situations.
By Michael Bishop, Amelita Hensman, Stefano Mazzeo
To avoid investigation, employers should ensure all employment contracts are reviewed periodically to ensure compliance.
By Michael Bishop, Ben Drysdale
This recent case provides a useful restatement of the key differences between employees and independent contractors.
By Michael Bishop, Lachlan Chisholm
In this decision, the Commission provided a model casual conversion clause to be included in each relevant modern award.
By Michael Bishop, Amelita Hensman, Lachlan Chisholm
This dispute highlights the importance of restraint clauses in the competitive market for legal services in Australia.
By Michael Bishop, Ben Drysdale
Employees with an annual rate of earnings exceeding the high income threshold are ineligible to claim unfair dismissal.
By Michael Bishop, Jonathan Slade
If you enter into a lease or bailment for two years or less, you do not need to register that interest on the PPSR.
By Ted Vlahos, Jess Tomlinson
These recent changes to the withholding tax obligation will impact both the purchaser and vendor of the property.
By Michael Bishop, Ben Drysdale
Concerns about 'data sovereignty' have increased in recent years.
By Nicholas McCarthy, Lachlan Chisholm
We discuss Imagebuild Group Pty Ltd v Fokust Pty Ltd [2017] VSCA 131.