How can an NDA protect my Business?

What is a Non-Disclosure Agreement?  A Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) is a legally binding contract that outlines confidentiality obligations between involved parties. An NDA serves to protect agains...

To Buy or Not to Buy a Franchise in Australia?

Buying a franchise is a big decision.  So, evaluating the advantages and disadvantages of whether this is the right business decision for you is important.  What is a Franchise? Before considering d...

The Power of Cease and Desist: What you should know

A cease and desist letter is an effective instrument for defending one’s rights and requesting an end to particular conduct that is harmful or infringing in the context of legal disputes. This officia...

Shareholders Agreements: Common Questions Answered

Starting and running a successful business in Australia often involves multiple stakeholders, each with their own interests and expectations. To ensure smooth operations and prevent disputes, it's cru...
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How do I execute a deed?

Running a business comes with plenty of paperwork, especially regarding compliance and record-keeping. However, legal documents are an equally important part of your business as they govern your comme...
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Buying a business? Here’s what you need to consider

Buying an existing business can be exciting. However, it is important to properly understand the purchase of business process and related legal issues to avoid complications down the track. This artic...
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Company law: What are replaceable rules?

When starting a company, a key aspect to consider is how it will be run. This is called corporate governance. Generally, companies are run according to their company constitution or the replaceable ru...
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Company law: How do I appoint a new director?

Directors and shareholders are the key players in most companies. Changes in shareholders or company management may require new directors to be appointed or removed. Importantly, companies must ensure...
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Company law: What are directors’ duties?

Running a company can be tricky and it is important to be legally compliant. Company directors have specific duties under the law and can face significant penalties if they do not comply. This article...
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Company Law: What is an ESOP?

In a COVID-normal era, employees are seeking greater flexibility and benefits from their workplace. Implementing an Employee Share Option Plan (ESOP) can be an effective way to keep employees engaged...