May 13, 2019

Unfair Contract Terms – Are Your Contracts Enforceable?

Recent regulatory, political and media attention on unfair contract terms and their particular prevalence in contracts with small businesses has resulted in proposed legislative changes. Furthermore, […]
May 9, 2019

The Set-Off Defence to Voidable Transactions

Background A set-off defence may be available to creditors faced with unfair preference claims; s 553C(1) of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (“the Act”). However, this area of […]
April 9, 2019

Personal Costs Orders Against Liquidators – What You Need To Know

Bradley Mark Lum v MV Developments (Lane Cove) Pty Ltd (in liquidation) (No 2) [2018] NSWSC 1129 (24 July 2018) When Can a Personal Costs Order be Made […]
March 12, 2019

Coming soon – Director Identification Numbers

In October 2018, the Commonwealth Government released the Treasury Law Amendment (Registries Modernisation and Other Measures) Bill 2018 (Cth) (“Bill”) for consultation. Among other things, the Bill introduces […]
March 4, 2019

Supplying Services or Goods and Services to Consumers? You Must Read This! New Mandatory Requirements for Warranties against Service Defects

New requirements Recent amendments to the Competition and Consumer Regulations 2010(Cth)now require businesses to include the prescribed form and content of warranty when providing a warranty against […]