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Large proprietary companies: reporting thresholds doubled
The thresholds determine if a proprietary company is considered 'large' for financial reporting in that financial year.
Australia
9 Jul 2019
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Dispute resolution agenda: accessing company information
Legal mechanisms are available to access company information where misconduct is suspected and the company is refusing access.
Australia
6 Feb 2018
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Could you be personally liable for company breaches under the EPA (Qld)?
Officers, financiers, shareholders and other related persons can be personally liable for company breaches under the EPA.
Australia
10 May 2016
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High Court makes it harder for financial advisers to apportion claims
This decision limited the application of the apportionment regime to claims of misleading and deceptive conduct only.
Australia
25 May 2015
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Dangers of irrevocable authorities and breaches of fiduciary duty
The Qld court considered 'irrevocable authorities' and the liability of third parties under the rule in Barnes v Addy.
Australia
30 Oct 2014
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Identifying inconsistencies in company documents: Are multiple governing documents always inconsistent?
Two different governing documents in company law can deal with similar but not identical matters and not be in conflict.
Australia
15 May 2014
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The Queensland Government has proposed splitting the Property Agents and Motor Dealers Act 2000 (QLD) (PAMDA) as part of its red tape reduction initiative
The proposed changes will see the replacement of PAMDA with four new pieces of legislation that are industry specific.
Australia
21 Feb 2013
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Are you ready for the National Business Name Registration System?
Existing business name registers in each state have closed and the information was transferred to the register of ASIC.
Australia
20 Jun 2012
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Misleading or deceptive conduct - a warning in difficult times for financial services providers
Providers of financial services must remain vigilant when providing financial advice to clients.
Australia
9 Jun 2012
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The National Business Name Registration System
The new system integrates the business names systems of each state and territory into a national registration network.
Australia
21 Mar 2012
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Accountant ordered to pay damages for using confidential information poach clients
The NSWSupreme Court has ordered an accountant to pay damages after he used confidential information to poach clients.
Australia
17 Dec 2011
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Franchising Code of Conduct Changes Explained
In response to the recent parliamentary inquiries concerning franchising and unconscionable conduct, the Federal Government has amended the Franchising Code of Conduct (Code)
Australia
14 Jul 2010
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Shareholder Oppression: No Free Ticket For Forced Sale or Winding Up
It is not uncommon in shareholder disputes involving allegations of oppression under section 232 of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) for the aggrieved shareholder to seek to wind up the company as part of a wider strategy seeking a buy-out order.
Australia
15 Apr 2010
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Dividend Access Shares - Have The Rules Changed?
Dividend access shares are used by many clients for a variety of reasons, including asset protection or estate or tax planning.
Australia
23 Oct 2008
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High Court Case Brings Certainty To The Franchising Industry
The franchising industry has waited with baited breath for the outcome of the High Court appeal in Master of Education Services Pty Limited v Ketchell.
Australia
9 Oct 2008
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Are Redeemable Preference Shareholders Creditors?
In Heesh v Baker [2008] NSWSC 711, the New South Wales Supreme Court considered whether the holders of redeemable preference shares could be “creditors” for the purposes of Part 5.3A of the Corporations Act 2001 (the Act).
Australia
3 Oct 2008
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