Monthly Archives: November 2014

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A Swing and a Near Miss: Member challenges merger of Kingswood Golf Club and Peninsula Country Club

On 3 September 2014 the Victorian Supreme Court handed down judgment in the matter of William Falkingham v Peninsula Kingswood Golf Club [2014] VSC 47, a proceeding brought by a member of the Peninsula Kingswood Country Golf Club Ltd who was attempting to undo a merger of Kingswood Golf Club Ltd (Kingswood) and Peninsula Country [...]

2014-11-26T08:10:39+00:00November 26th, 2014|Categories: Litigation|

A Swing and a Near Miss: Member challenges merger of Kingswood Golf Club and Peninsula Country Club

On 3 September 2014 the Victorian Supreme Court handed down judgment in the matter of William Falkingham v Peninsula Kingswood Golf Club [2014] VSC 47, a proceeding brought by a member of the Peninsula Kingswood Country Golf Club Ltd who was attempting to undo a merger of Kingswood Golf Club Ltd (Kingswood) and Peninsula Country [...]

2014-11-26T08:06:01+00:00November 26th, 2014|Categories: Litigation|

Employee share schemes to make a comeback!

Generally speaking, Employee share schemes (ESS) have the potential to be an integral operational asset to all companies, but particularly to start-up companies who are unable to offer employees a significant cash remuneration package. However due to the tax implications associated with ESS, since 2009 many employers and employees alike have eschewed the utility of [...]

2014-11-17T23:27:59+00:00November 17th, 2014|Categories: Taxation|

Challenging a Will…just got harder.

If when making your Will you provided for individuals because you thought you had too, now may be the time, in light of the following changes, to consider whether your Will should be reviewed and if necessary amended. Such changes, which will take effect from 1 January 2015, apply to estates of those who die [...]

2014-11-13T06:26:38+00:00November 13th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|

How Will the New Franchising Code Affect Franchisors

Significant amendments to the Franchising Code of Conduct (Code) are scheduled to take effect on 1 January 2015 and will apply to all franchise agreements entered into or renewed on after 1 January 2015. These amendments impose new requirements in relation to franchisor conduct with prospective and existing franchisees and compliance with franchise disclosure document [...]

2014-11-11T23:13:23+00:00November 11th, 2014|Categories: Commercial|