Corporate & Compliance
Unfair Contract Terms Reform Alert (2022)

Unfair Contract Terms Reform Alert (2022)

There are changes happening! Significant changes are set to shake up the law of Unfair Contract Terms in small business standard form contracts. The changes come into effect on 9 November 2023 and will introduce serious penalties for businesses that use and rely on...

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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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