November 18, 2020

Second Tier Lenders and beyond – what you need to know

Jams 2 Pty Ltd & Ors v Stubbings (No 3) [2019] VSC 150 (14 March 2019) and Jams 2 Pty Ltd v Stubbings [2020] VSCA 200 (5 August 2020) […]
November 12, 2020

Credit defaults in the commercial scene – what to be aware of!

Under current laws, a small business supplier can list a credit default on your commercial credit file with relative ease. The conditions are usually set out […]
October 27, 2020

Does your discretionary trust own residential land in NSW?

Amend your trust deed before 31 December 2020 – avoid surcharge land tax and surcharge purchaser duty If you own residential land in New South Wales […]
October 27, 2020

Discretionary Trusts, Surcharge Land Tax and Surcharge Purchaser Duty: Transitional period ends on 31 December 2020

Effective as of 24 June 2020, the trustee of a discretionary trust is taken to be a foreign person in that capacity for the purposes of […]
October 14, 2020

New Insolvency Regime Reforms Aimed at Helping Small Businesses: Do they Hit or Miss?

The Australian Government has now announced reforms to the insolvency regime applying to small businesses – similar to those that apply in the US and in […]