Corporate & Compliance
Can an employer mandate that employees be vaccinated

Can an employer mandate that employees be vaccinated

Key Takeaways Whether employers can mandate vaccinations against COVID-19 for employees depends on the unique circumstances surrounding each workplace and whether it is lawful and reasonable. The Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) has set out guidance for employers to...

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Electronic execution in the time of Coronavirus

Electronic execution in the time of Coronavirus

New legislation allows the continuation of electronic execution of company documents There is some welcome news for companies executing documents whilst lockdown persists. The Treasury Laws Amendment (2021 Measures No. 1) Act 2021 (Cth) came into operation on and from...

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Unit Trusts and Land Tax Threshold Exemptions

Unit Trusts and Land Tax Threshold Exemptions

Land tax threshold exemptions available for unit trusts In NSW, a fixed trust is eligible for land tax threshold exemptions if it satisfies the definition of "fixed trust" under the Land Tax Management Act 1956 ( Act), so that the beneficiaries of the trust are...

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Commercial & Residential Tenancies

Commercial & Residential Tenancies

Commercial Tenancies On 7 April 2020 the National Cabinet announced a new Code of Conduct (“Code”) to be legislated by the State and Territory governments in an effort to relieve pressure on retail, commercial and industrial tenants during the Coronavirus (“COVID-19”)...

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How to Avoid a Dispute About Your Dispute Resolution Clause

How to Avoid a Dispute About Your Dispute Resolution Clause

As counterintuitive as it seems, time and time again we see disputes before the courts concerning the very clauses that were supposed to assist the parties avoid being there in the first place – the dispute resolution clauses that are most often found at the back of...

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Alternative Tests For JobKeeper Subsidy

Alternative Tests For JobKeeper Subsidy

The nature in which the Coronavirus has impacted Australian business has made the JobKeeper payment, a key component of the Federal Government’s business support package, highly desirable to Australian business owners. The payment provides a $1,500.00 per fortnight,...

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