Updates to director resignation provisions under the Corporations Act

Section 203A of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (a replaceable rule) provides that a director may resign by giving written notice of the resignation to the company at its registered office. For companies with a Constitution, most ...

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COVID-19 Vaccines – Critical Questions for your Workplace

Guidance for the vaccine roll out in Australian workplaces was released by the Federal Government on 19 February 2021.  This took place via a media release from Christian Porter, Minister for Industrial Relations and updated guid...

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Federal Treasurer announces extension of measures relating to virtual AGMs and signing and sending electronic documents

The temporary COVID-19 exemptions regarding virtual AGMs and signing and sending electronic documents has been extended until 15 September 2021, Federal Treasurer the Hon Josh Frydenberg MP has announced. Importantly, the an...

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Clayton & Bant – A Dubai-ous Divorce

In Brief: In Clayton & Bant [2020] HCA 44 the High Court concluded that a ruling made in divorce proceedings in the United Arab Emirates, which did not deal with a full division of assets between the parties, did not preclude ...

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Business interruption insurance for COVID related losses; can insurance companies rely upon pandemic exclusion clauses? The Supreme Court say “no”

Since the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses across all industries have been severely impacted for a number of (obvious) reasons including lockdown measures and a decline in consumer spending. Businesses looking to recove...

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How can I recover a debt in 2021?

In 2020 the Federal Government introduced temporary changes which impacted some of the ways in which a creditor could recover debts owing by a debtor. With the majority of these temporary measures having come to an end on 31 De...

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