Trade Agreement with Indonesia set to commence in early July 2020

In a move that goes against the negative news surrounding international trade, the Indonesian Government in early May ratified the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement.  This free trade agreement (FTA)...

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COVID-19 and commercial leases – Victoria issues Regulations to implement the Code

Download PDF - Commercial Leases Regulations - Covid19 Background On 7 April 2020, the National Cabinet published a mandatory Code of Conduct (the Code) setting out the principles to guide negotiations around the structuring of ...

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Avoiding trouble in tenders

Tendering is a process by which entities, commonly governments and private sector entities (Principal), procure goods and services competitively. Principals are usually familiar with the Request for Tender document (RFT), issued t...

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Understanding Contracts

We talk about contracts daily. Whether it's our favourite footballer signing that new million dollar agreement or that thousand page document our supplier requires us to sign – contracts are everywhere. Yet, despite their preval...

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Modern Slavery Act – the implications for businesses in Australia

When we think of slavery, we don't think of Australian businesses. However, more than half of our imported goods come from Asia and the Pacific, an area that accounts for 62% of the global estimate of people in modern slavery.[1] ...

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Sydney gets its mojo back: night life post lockout laws

In 2019, the NSW Government announced a range of reforms to the State's liquor laws which included relaxing the lockout laws introduced in 2014.   What's happening to Sydney's lockout laws? The first stage of the reforms c...

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