The Federal Government has enacted legislation extending the unfair contract term protections of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001 (Cth)
When a marriage or de facto relationship breaks down property can be divided between the parties.
Superannuation is treated as property under the Family Law Act and as such can be
It’s important for all businesses to have systems in place to determine whether workers should be classified as employees or independent contractors, as tax, super and other government obligations are different depending on whether the working arrangement is employment or contracting.
It is relatively easy to find a free Will template on the internet and fairly cheap to buy a Will “kit” from a newsagent or online. There are also websites that have “data collectors” that take your information and create a Will for you seemingly without any legal expertise required.
Introduction to Medical Negligence Claims and Complaints for Clinicians – Mitigating and Limiting Risk Factors of Practice
This article will attempt to provide a guide to clinicians, whereby they can actively limit their risk to medico-legal claims and complaints through very simple day to day activities. This article will focus on clinicians within the New South Wales jurisdiction, but is applicable to all clinicians within Australia.
By now, most businesses have heard of the Personal Property Securities Register (PPS Register) and the importance it plays in securing interests over personal property. In fact, some businesses have employees dedicated to monitoring their registrations on the PPS Register. Whilst all may seem in order, it is becoming apparent that a number of registrations have been done incorrectly and as such, are deemed defective.
Binding Financial Agreements (‘BFA’), popularised as pre-nuptial agreements in America are often touted as “romance killers”, and there have been many examples before the Family Court which support this view.