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Selling your business: Five common dangers to avoid
When selling a business, these key points may minimise the risk of being sued and avoid a lengthy and expensive dispute.
Australia
7 Jul 2019
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Think about your disclaimer – its a no brainer
Under the Australian Consumer Law, agents may be liable where that information is considered misleading or deceptive.
Australia
27 May 2019
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Think about your disclaimer - it is a no brainer
A disclaimer is only one factor that points to whether or not a person has engaged in misleading and deceptive conduct.
Australia
27 May 2019
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Beware – the penalties under Australian Consumer Law have just increased!
Penalties under Australian Consumer Law have increased significantly for individuals and corporations - details provided.
Australia
25 Sep 2018
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You are toast! Sale of Subway franchise business becomes a costly lesson
Courts will look behind a contract if they believe false or misleading information was provided to induce the sale.
Australia
19 May 2018
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When an approach to uniforms demonstrates poor form (or discrimination)
Uniform policies (however informal they may be and whether in a school or a workplace) must not be discriminatory.
Australia
27 Oct 2017
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Franchising & the law - important changes
When buying a franchise, you should understand your rights, to make an informed decision before signing the agreement.
Australia
13 Mar 2017
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realestate.com.au v Domain: misleading statements that ‘brought the house down'
Businesses must carefully word advertisements and accurately document achievements to avoid being considered misleading.
Australia
12 Mar 2017
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Looking out for the little guy: small businesses to benefit from changes in legislation on unfair contract terms
Anyone with standard form contracts who deals with small business must review the contracts for potential unfair terms.
Australia
10 Oct 2016
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Madgwicks successfully defends misleading and deceptive conduct claim
The Court re-emphasised that care must be taken by officers when making public statements on behalf of their company.
Australia
24 May 2016
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When Love Sours: How not to Deal with Superannuation!
This case dealt with misconduct in the management and operation of a complying self managed superannuation fund.
Australia
4 Apr 2012
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Are your 2012 warranty documents in breach of consumer laws in the CCA?
Companies that do not comply with the CCA with warranty against defects documentation, face potential penalties.
Australia
18 Jan 2012
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Advance Care Directives (or Living Wills)
Advance Care Directive and Living Will are both generic terms used to refer to written statements that set out a person’s instructions as to the type and extent of health care that the person wishes to receive.
Australia
3 Oct 2008
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Understanding Testamentary Trusts
Trusts have been known to lawyers for centuries, they have been around since before the reign of King Henry VIII.
Australia
26 Mar 2008
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