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Commercial2018-07-13T13:44:12+10:00

AMP Changes to BOLR Policy

We are very aware that the changes to the BOLR Policy announced by AMP on 8 August 2019 have created considerable uncertainty for AMP financial planners.  Those changes consist of reducing the 4x multiple of recurring revenue to 2.5x and also reducing and ultimately phasing [...]

October 24th, 2019|Commercial|

Lost Trust Deeds – Find Your Pathways

A party affected by a lost trust deed would expect much inconvenience and frustration. This article examines the two main pathways available and the relevant pointers that will come in handy should you be placed in such a circumstance. On the outset, it is prudent [...]

September 19th, 2019|Commercial|

A Health Check on Your Privacy Obligations

If you or your business are deemed a “health service” provider and hold “health information” for the purposes of the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (“Privacy Act”), then you need to be aware of your obligations under the Privacy Act and in particular the requirements of the [...]

September 5th, 2019|Commercial|

Gym Operators Hiring Personal Trainers – Make Sure You Consider the Options and Understand the Legal Consequences of Getting it Wrong

Gym operators hiring personal trainers –make sure you consider the options and understand the legal consequences of getting it wrongCommercial gyms may engage personal trainers to work with their clientele and add value to the overall membership experience. Gym operators need to consider their approach to [...]

August 14th, 2019|Commercial, Employment Law|

Court Puts the Brakes on Ultra Tune

By a decision of the Federal Court on 18 January 2019 by Justice Bromwich[i] national franchisor Ultra Tune was ordered to pay fines totaling $2,604,000. The fines (known as pecuniary penalties) sought by the ACCC and awarded by the Court were for various breaches of the [...]

March 21st, 2019|Commercial|

How Secure is Your Legal Relationship?

In any business arrangement it is important to  ensure the legal relationship between the various interests is carefully defined and documented. In the Hollywood blockbuster movie, The Social Network, the undefined relationship between co­ founders Mark Zuckerberg and Edwardo Saverin led to litigation which fortunately for [...]

February 26th, 2019|Commercial|

Asset Protection

Protecting your hard-earned assets from legal liabilities and claims makes a lot of sense and involves forward thinking and planning. Ideally, you would like to ensure that your wealth-creation structures are separated from "risky business". Any entity conducting business is at risk because of the nature [...]

February 22nd, 2019|Commercial, Corporate, Insolvency|