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In Focus: Mandatory Code of Conduct- Retail & Commercial Tenancies

In Focus: Mandatory Code of Conduct- Retail & Commercial Tenancies A recent decision of the NSW Supreme Court in Sneakerboy v Georges Properties Pty Ltd (No.5) [2020] NSWSC 1141 has provided some clarity to the application of the regulations of the Mandatory Code of Conduct for retail and commercial tenancies. Read more IN [...]

2021-02-09T14:08:14+11:00October 27th, 2020|

Introducing this year’s Federal Budget

Introducing this year’s Federal Budget Download our Federal Budget 2020-21 Report On 6 October 2020, the Treasurer, Mr Josh Frydenberg, presented the COVID-19 delayed 2020-21 Federal Budget. The Budget was directed at promoting spending, at a personal, business and government level to creating jobs.  There were many positive business measures, particularly [...]

2020-10-07T15:12:09+11:00October 7th, 2020|

In Focus: Casual v. Permanent

In Focus: Casual v. Permanent In this edition of In Focus, we look at the distinction between casual and permanent employment and the position of the employer on entitlements if a casual employee is subsequently characterised as a permanent employee. Read IN FOCUS - Casual v. Permanent If you have questions [...]

2021-01-29T11:09:00+11:00September 30th, 2020|

Business Update September 2020

Business Update September 2020 Download Business Update September 2020. Economic stimulus programs and how they relate to you continue to be the key focus in this Business Update. We include: further clarification around JobKeeper 2.0’s decline in turnover test the third round of grants and tax relief from the Victorian Government [...]

2020-09-18T12:07:53+10:00September 18th, 2020|

In Focus: Advisory Boards A fresh set of eyes

In Focus: Advisory Boards A fresh set of eyes Following on from our recent series of articles with respect to shadow directors and the distinction between directors and professional advisors, this edition of In Focus reviews the concept of the advisory board. Advisory boards have become increasingly prevalent over the last [...]

2021-01-29T11:09:16+11:00August 20th, 2020|

In Focus: Special Purpose Liquidations

In Focus: Special Purpose Liquidations In this edition of In Focus, Hall Chadwick Partner Blair Pleash explains the role and application of Special Purpose Liquidations given certain scenarios and consideration of Section 447A of the Corporations Act. Read In Focus August 2020. If you have questions about this topic,  please contact [...]

2021-01-29T11:09:38+11:00August 13th, 2020|

Business Update July 2020

Business Update July 2020 Download this Business Update In this we include: JobKeeper Extension, what this means for businesses and employees Support packages for Victorian businesses Coronavirus SME Guarantee Scheme Company directors required to have an Identification Number (DIN) JobKeeper Extension On Tuesday 21 July 2020, the Government announced its plan [...]

2020-08-11T16:05:37+10:00July 23rd, 2020|

Director Identification Numbers set to provide traceability of director relationships

Director Identification Numbers set to provide traceability of director relationships across companies Another tool in the regulatory arsenal to combat phoenix activity has passed parliament and is awaiting royal assent. Read In Focus July 2020 The Treasury Laws Amendment (Registries Modernisation and Other Measures) Bill 2019 (Cth) amends the Corporations Act [...]

2020-07-07T12:40:13+10:00July 7th, 2020|

Tax Time Monthly June 2020

Tax Time Monthly June In this edition of Tax Time Monthly we cover updates and findings from ATO on: ATO COVID-19 Support Cash Flow Boost – ATO updates Jobkeeper Update Car depreciation limit increase for FY 2020-21 Online Access to deceased estates information from 15 May 2020 ATO: International business FAQ where [...]

2020-06-03T12:38:04+10:00June 3rd, 2020|

Australian Companies Capitalise on Proactive ASX Market Measures

Australian Companies Capitalise on Proactive ASX Market Measures Capital markets have responded strongly to the temporary emergency capital raising measures introduced by the Australian Stock Exchange (“ASX”) to help listed entities affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Class Waivers announced 31 March will enable companies until 31 July 2020 (unless extended): [...]

2021-01-29T11:57:24+11:00May 6th, 2020|
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