This Regulation was enacted as part of a range of legislative measures in response to the current COVID-19 pandemic.
The Electronic Transactions Act 1999 has three key criteria which must be satisfied for electronic signatures to count.
Making a watertight Will is vital – particularly for business owners who would have assets relating to their business.
Australian companies should read these facts about crowd-sourced funding (CSF), from eligibility to implementation.
If the trust does not explicitly exclude foreign persons as beneficiaries, the trustee is considered a foreign trustee.
Otherwise known as evergreen clauses, ARCs automatically renew a contract if no notice has been given to terminate it.
Whenever you hope to sell your business, strong contracts are essential to ensure an optimum price with minimal risk.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
The legislative package will modernise and centralise the way that Commonwealth business registers are kept and accessed.
Worrells Solvency & Forensic Accountants
These Corporations Act changes provide the mechanism for using technology for meetings and executing company documents.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
The ACCC provides guidance on its approach to merger reviews in the context of competition, insolvency and COVID-19.
Travis Schultz & Partners
Remote work, virtual meetings and digital conferences become the norm as social distancing rules limit usual interaction.
The article sets out key methods to raise funds for your business, with important legal considerations for each method.
Current state of the law on electronic signature & witnessing of documents in Australia.
Bennett & Philp Lawyers
A number of laws have been passed to continue the scrutiny of corporate governance since the Banking Royal Commission.
What is a share farming arrangement? Beware of hidden costs or inequalities in the share of profits.
Discussion about new laws that modernise & simplify the business registration framework & continue anti-phoenixing measures.
Discussion about requirement for directors to have a DIN, a new initiative to deter & penalise corporate phoenix activity.
Carroll & O'Dea
The DIN regime will help prevent fictitious identities and assist regulators to trace directors of failed companies.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Despite the impact of COVID-19 on deals, there are green shoots and specific sector opportunities in the M&A market.
With the COVID-19 pandemic and an intense climate emergency, entities should check their contracts are 'crisis ready.'