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Damages for Breach of Contract

The risk of damages for a breach of contract and the scale of such damages should not be ignored or underestimated. Where a “penalty” or “liquidated damages” clause is included…

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Challenges to Your Will

The law dealing with Wills permits various “eligible persons” to challenge your Will and to ask the Court to redistribute your Estate. This highly interventionist legislation: has generated a new…

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Don’t Die Without a Will

The laws dealing with “intestacy” (that is, dying without a Will) can produce quite extraordinary and devastating outcomes. The legislation strongly favours the surviving spouse, to the exclusion of your…

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Tax Incentives for Investment in Start-Up Entities and for Employee Share Shemes

The Australian Government had introduced various tax incentives for early stage investors to encourage investment in small unlisted companies and to encourage greater employee participation. Tax advice should be sought…

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Crowd Sourced Funding (CSF)

The Australian Government’s innovation initiative will be supported by changes to the Corporations Law and Taxation Laws. These will: Help companies to access money for new ideas, and Provide tax…

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