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Why businesses are investing in legal operations

As the retail space becomes increasingly complex, more and more retailers are turning to legal operations to safeguard their business from costly mishaps. How can Legal Operations help? Legal...

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When considering accessibility, most people would consider wheelchair ramps and accessible toilets and tactile and audible elevator signals for those with vision impairment. But have you considered th...
Unfair terms in business to business contracts

Unfair terms in business to business contracts

Australian competition and consumer law provides protection against unfair contract terms in standard form contracts, making them void. Standard form contracts are not legislatively defined, but gener...
What is the difference between assignment and novation

What is the difference between assignment and novation?

Transferring rights in a contract can be a bit like a game of musical chairs, where someone else steps into your position, usually by means of an 'assignment' or a 'novation'. The words 'assignment' a...
Michael Kors acquires Versace

Michael Kors acquires Versace

Every now and then it’s great to spoil yourself with that luxury product that you have had your eye on, and surprisingly many well-loved high-end brands are owned or being purchased by companies that...
Are you a company director? Know your obligations!

Are you a company director? Know your obligations!

I often meet entrepreneurs that want to start up new businesses using a company structure, where they are appointed a director.  When a business owner is advised to set up as a company structure...
Did you know the way you sign a contract matters?

Did you know the way you sign a contract matters?

One thing that often confuses people is the difference between execution clauses that look like this: EXECUTED by Company Pty Ltd in accordance with s 127 of the Corporations Act 2001 VS SIGNED for an...
5 common mistakes in signature clauses

5 common mistakes in signature clauses

Signing a document incorrectly can make it completely invalid. I have reviewed more contracts than I can count – including contracts prepared by businesses themselves in order to save on costs.  In m...
3 funniest competitions

3 funniest competitions

You may have seen our recent posts about running competitions, trade promotions and giveaways to promote your business.  The fun thing about running your own competition is how creative you can get wi...
Are your negotiations legally binding?

Are your negotiations legally binding?

I’ve worked with many businesses to negotiate their commercial agreements, including retail leases.  It can be a lengthy process of back and forth – in many cases, there are documents drafted prior to...
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