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Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Article explores how to navigate contractual obligations that are affected by COVID-19 including tips for negotiating contracts.
Clyde & Co
The Australian Federal Government announced temporary amendments, effective 24 March 2020, to insolvency and corporations law in response to the challenges that businesses are facing as a result of the COVID-19 crisis.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Brief article on the impact of COVID-19, including its wide-ranging effect on "business-as-usual" activities & resulting issues.
Bartier Perry
As it moves to a new phase of responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, the law firm is committed to working with its clients.
Jones Day
The Situation: The High Court of Australia has allowed an appeal brought by the Australian corporate regulator, confirming that the definition of 'officer' under Australia's corporations legislation includes any person...
This article looks at possible implications of COVID on contracts, force majeure clauses and the doctrine of frustration.
Clyde & Co
In a recent decision, the High Court of Australia has provided important clarification about the meaning of the term ‘officer' within s.9 of the Corporations Act.
Cooper Grace Ward
It is important to do a proper legal analysis before seeking to terminate, based on COVID-19.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
The role of good faith in Australian contract law remains unsettled.
Herbert Smith Freehills
This week marks the 20th Anniversary of the Australian Takeovers Panel.
Mellor Olsson Lawyers
For the sale and purchase of a business, due diligence means obtaining the information to evaluate the vendor's business.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Buyers and sellers of businesses should consider these COVID-19 questions as part of their approach to M&A transactions.
Cooper Grace Ward
This decision is a reminder that it is crucial to carefully check all the provisions in the contract before terminating.
Cooper Grace Ward
You should become familiar with the many responsibilities of a voluntary board member of a not-for-profit school.
Hazelbrook Legal
Force majeure clauses may provide some relief for parties to contracts affected by the damaging consequences of COVID-19.
Holley Nethercote commercial & financial services lawyers
Corporate culture has been an emphasis of financial services and was a primary focus of the Hayne Royal Commission.
Kott Gunning
These amendments will have significant impacts on the personal liability of directors of companies in financial distress.
Cooper Grace Ward
HC considered the scope of the definition of company ‘officer' & commented about its application in various contexts.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Companies without adequate supply chain diversification & short inventory may now be facing significant disruption & loss.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
Both franchisees & franchisors must understand their rights, particularly regarding increases in rent and refurbishment costs.
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