China’s New Trademark Legislation

Date: May 15, 2015

The People’s Republic of China enacted a new trademark law in May 2014. How has this trademark law been operating? First, have the filing requirements become stricter? Formalities The Chinese… Read More »

Act of Indecency: Aggravated Indecent Assault

Date: May 12, 2015

Indecent Assault Indecent assault is committed when a person assaults another person AND commits an act of indecency on or in the presence of the other person, either at the… Read More »

How to Split Superannuation: Payment Flagging Agreements

Date: May 12, 2015

The Family Law Act (Cth) 1975 allows parties to a marriage or a de facto relationship to treat superannuation as property. Accordingly, in the event of relationship break down, superannuation… Read More »

The Difference Between a Tax Lawyer, Accountant and Financial Planner

Date: May 5, 2015

The difference between the professions of tax lawyer, accountant and financial planner can be difficult for a layperson to understand. At a glance they may seem to overlap and it… Read More »

For What Can a Company Director Be Held Liable?

Date: May 5, 2015

We live in a period that has seen an exponential growth in the registration of companies. Using a company to carry out a business has many benefits. Two significant and… Read More »

Class Action Against Timbercorp: The Liquidators, Financial Planners and Liabilities

Date: May 4, 2015

The Timbercorp Case Much has been said about the recent Timbercorp litigation and its failure to find traction at first instance all the way to the High Court.  All Timbercorp… Read More »

Bankruptcy and Family Law Proceedings

Date: April 30, 2015

Bankruptcy and Family Law Proceedings On 18 September 2005 the Bankruptcy and Family Law Legislation Amendment Act 2005 came into force. It was introduced as an attempt to coordinate and… Read More »

Wills Disputes – Can Estranged Children be Disinherited?

Date: April 27, 2015

Estranged Children The behaviour of adult children toward their parents and whether this entitles parents to “disinherit” their children, that is, effectively leave little nothing to them in their Will,… Read More »

Wills Law: Divorce and Estate Planning Part 3

Date: April 24, 2015

Inter-dependency, Death of Superannuation Fund Member, Trustees of Superannuation Funds at Time of Death Inter-Dependency Relationship What is an inter-dependency relationship?   Each situation is evaluated on its merits at the… Read More »

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