Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Businesses should assess existing contractual arrangements to understand risks (and opportunities) that may be presented.
This case is a reminder to borrowers and lenders to take care when drafting and negotiating default interest clauses.
Many businesses who buy and sell goods in China now hope force majeure clauses can protect them from non-performance.
This article explains some of the reasons why electronic execution of documents continues to be approached with caution.
Williams + Hughes
There are many tax risks involved when becoming a company director, so diligence is required to avoid personal liability.
Cooper Grace Ward
Article discusses recent case which illustrates the risks with electronic signatures.
The event industry is a fast-paced and exciting industry which requires stakeholders to deal with customers and suppliers.
The right to terminate is integral to a contract, but there can be costly consequences if a party gets this wrong.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
Overall, a party seeking to establish that the conduct of a counterparty constitutes gross negligence faces a high bar.
Companies tackling the use of forced labour in international supply chains face challenges in adapting to these new laws.
Side deeds create a direct contractual relationship between the lender and a third party to a financing arrangement.
Mellor Olsson Lawyers
This recent SA case cast doubt on how directors and secretaries of companies now execute contracts and other documents.
It is still best practice to sign an original paper document rather than risk it being deemed invalid by an e-signature.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
Standard terms can be incorporated into a contract simply by reference - even if they are not attached to the contract.
Recent decision clarified the circumstances in which a restitutionary claim on quantum meruit will be available. Key points.
Recent decision in SC NSW reinforces well established principles of estoppel.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
A careful review of enrolment documentation is strongly recommended to guard against the emerging legal risks in this area.
Johnson Winter & Slattery
Modern slavery is a significant problem on both a global and local scale.
These are 5 things to consider when negotiating terms and conditions with the software developer of your new project.
Stacks Law Firm
Interesting article that gives advice on how to legally dispose of uncollected property.