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Understanding a Commercial Lease

When renting business related property, it is important for both Landlords and Tenants to understand the relationship they are entering into and the rights and obligations that they each have. The document that governs this relationship is usually a Commercial Lease....

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FAQ on Estate Planning

While many people are unlikely to nominate estate planning aka “Thinking about what will happen to my assets when I die” as being on their “most wanted things to do” list in reality, this is something that should be on all our “must do” lists. Proactively planning for...

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SMSF changes to the law – 1 July 2017

The Government announced several changes to Australia’s superannuation system in the 2016 Budget, most of which will take affect from 1 July 2017. The changes apply to all Australians with superannuation and have significant impact for members of high value...

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The benefits of mediation in a commercial dispute

Lawyers are often stereotyped as being interested in prolonging an expensive Court action. More often the opposite is true. Lawyers know that Court cases are expensive and that clients are fearful that legal costs could escalate to an intolerable level. Lawyers...

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Business Structures: Company

When commencing a business venture, it is necessary to consider the most appropriate type of business structure to put in place. Different business structures have different benefits and disadvantages. This article looks at companies - how to set one up and the pros...

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Six things to know about Binding Financial Agreements

There are many names for Binding Financial Agreements or BFA’s, including; Pre-nuptial Agreements (commonly known as pre-nups), Post-nuptial Agreements (post-nups); and Cohabitation Agreements. They are known by the courts as Binding Financial Agreements. There have...

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