ASIC releases further details of deferrals and dispensations in response to COVID-19

In our recent newsletter,  we reported on the announcement by ASIC on Monday 23 March 2020 that it was recalibrating its regulatory priorities to focus on COVID-19 challenges. On Tuesday 14 April 2020 ASIC provided further det...

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Coronavirus Workplace Law amendments

A full text PDF of this article is available here. The Federal Government's urgent response to the impact of coronavirus on the economy led to the passing of two Bills by the Commonwealth Parliament on Wednesday, 8 April 2020. ...

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Commercial Leases and COVID-19 – Mandatory Industry Code

The Prime Minister announced on Tuesday, 7 April 2020 that the Commonwealth, the State and Territory governments have agreed on a "mandatory" industry code of conduct governing commercial, industrial and retail leases impacted by ...

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Retail and commercial leases in a COVID-19 world

This post is available as an info sheet: download here The COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating effect on retail and other businesses, most of whom occupy leased premises, and will continue to do so for some time. Tenants...

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