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Will challenge – the basics

Knowing the basics about making a will challenge will save stress at a difficult time. The death of a loved one is always stressful, and that stress can multiply when the contents of the deceased’s will are revealed.  Knowing the basics about making a will challenge will save stress at a difficult time. Traditionally, a.. read more →

PPSR: But we own that …

Are you in the business of hiring or leasing goods to customers? If hiring or leasing goods to customers is a part of your business, then it is of paramount importance that you take steps to ensure that your interest in those goods is properly secured. This includes seeking appropriate professional advice so that you.. read more →

Doing Business in Australia

Australia is an attractive market for overseas business. However, there are traps for the unwary. A Treasurer’s Press Release from December 2015 states that “the Australian Government welcomes foreign investment.  It has helped to build Australia’s economy and will continue to enhance the wellbeing of Australians by supporting economic growth and innovation into the future. .. read more →

Supplying to a company in trouble

Supplying goods or services to a company in financial trouble – the unforeseen risk The effect on your business of a client’s financial woes may extend beyond unpaid accounts.  A payment made on your overdue invoice by a debtor that ends up in liquidation may be recoverable by the debtor’s liquidator if that payment constitutes.. read more →