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ACCC continues to combat unfair contract terms
The ACCC cracked down on the waste management sector for the use of unfair contract terms in standard form contracts.
Australia
19 Dec 2018
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Crackdown on Australian Consumer Law breaches and unfair contract terms gathers steam
Since 2017, when the ACCC announced that UCT was one of the top priorities, there has been some real action in this area.
Australia
19 Dec 2018
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Treasury invites feedback on unfair contract term protections to small business
A discussion paper is seeking stakeholder feedback on the impact of the extension of UCT protections to small business.
Australia
14 Dec 2018
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Changes to financial reporting for large proprietary companies
Draft regulations change the definition of a 'large' proprietary company, by raising the financial reporting thresholds.
Australia
26 Nov 2018
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Same, same but different – why you should not assume copycat business names will not be registered
The Tribunal adopts a very narrow approach, that sets out an exhaustive list of words considered to be "identical" names.
Australia
18 Oct 2018
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Director Identification Numbers – draft legislation now open for comment
The legislation is released in two parts – this release discusses a new registry system and the requirements for a DIN.
Australia
11 Oct 2018
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Unfair contract terms in fintech small business loan contracts
Businesses, particularly those in the technology and financial sectors, should review their standard form contracts.
Australia
20 Sep 2018
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Changes to crowd-sourced funding (CSF) legislation - Private companies can now access crowdfunding
This CSF extension to private companies is a new development for small business, start-ups and the fin-tech industry.
Australia
20 Sep 2018
9
Holding Redlich expert guide to the new financial year 2018/2019 - Corporate & Commercial
The article includes key developments in corporate, commercial and insolvency law to consider in this new financial year.
Australia
6 Jul 2018
10
Loan establishment fee deemed to be a penalty by the Victorian Court of Appeal
Parties should review existing agreements, especially standard form contracts, to ensure the enforceability of the terms.
Australia
5 May 2018
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ASIC publishes estimates of new levies that organisations will pay for regulation
Any entity that is regulated by ASIC will now need to pay a levy for the financial year that they were regulated in.
Australia
12 Apr 2018
12
Developments in unfair contracts: undertakings by banks and agribusiness to amend terms
Regulators have continued their crackdown on unfair contract terms, with announcements from both ASIC and the ACCC.
Australia
22 Mar 2018
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Update: Crowdsourced equity funding legislation delayed
The legislation to extend crowdsourced equity based funding legislation to proprietary companies has failed to pass.
Australia
18 Dec 2017
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Collateral contracts, weak warranties and the risk of a handshake on the side
The case is a reminder against complacency in legal documentation for business transactions, side deals and warranties.
Australia
21 Jul 2017
15
Email scam targeting ASIC registered companies
As EOFY approaches, beware seasonal scams targeting Australian registered businesses.
Australia
25 Jun 2017
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Crowd sourced funding (CSF) – private companies can soon join in
The Government plans to extend the crowd sourced funding (CSF) regime so that all private companies can engage in CSF.
Australia
19 May 2017
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Holding Redlich expert guide to the 2017 Federal Budget - Small and Medium Enterprises
Apart from the income tax reductions that had been announced, the Budget contained only a few measures directed at SMEs.
Australia
12 May 2017
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Warning to foreign directors of Australian companies
Australian courts hold foreign directors of Australian companies to the same standards as their Australian counterparts.
Australia
16 Sep 2016
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Unfair Contract Terms Act (Small Business): Fixed Price Compliance Audit
A Fixed Price Legal Risk Audit Review and Report on compliance and risk exposure from this legal change is available.
Australia
6 Jul 2016
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ASIC releases Information Sheet on new laws which extend unfair contract terms to small business contracts
Businesses should review all standard form contracts to see if the other party is a small business under these new laws.
Australia
15 Feb 2016
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