In light of the recent marriage postal survey, it has become apparent that there is widespread uncertainty regarding the origins of the current legal definition of marriage. Prior to the 2004 amendments, the Marriage Act 1961 contained no definition or mention of the limitations of

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Meet Kate and Peter. They handle the sale and purchases of businesses for our clients. We asked them a few questions about the process, from the perspective of a buyer. What questions should a purchaser ask before agreeing to a price? Kate: It is important for a

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In addition to introducing “safe habour” legislation, the Treasury Laws Amendment (2017 Enterprise Incentives No. 2) Act 2017 (Cth) places restrictions on ipso facto clauses. Ipso facto clauses are clauses that allow for termination due to insolvency. The Act limits the ability to enforce these

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On Tuesday 12 September, the House of Representatives passed the Treasury Laws Amendment (2017 Enterprise Incentives No. 2) Act 2017 (Cth), colloquially known as the ‘Safe Harbour Legislation’. The Act introduces protection for company directors from personal civil liability for insolvent trading under s 588G(2)

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Western Australian Rugby Union v Australian Rugby Union Ltd [2017] NSWSC 1174 Such is the level of fracture amongst various members of the Australian rugby fraternity, even Hammerschlag J opined in dismissing the appeal by Western Australian Rugby Union against the decision of an independent arbitrator

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Workplace diversity has been a hot topic in corporate and government circles for some time. There is a considerable body of research that demonstrates that diverse workplace teams and inclusive organisational cultures impact directly on improved bottom line results. Despite this, some leaders regard Diversity

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