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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My company has been wound up! What are my options?

There is a common misunderstanding that if an order is made winding-up a company then this order is set in stone.  This, however, is not the case. The corporations law provides a means to wind back the clock, which essentially...

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Coronavirus – The legal impact on international supply chains

The coronavirus outbreak represents an unforeseen and uncontrollable event.  The global focus is rightly on the human impact and in an effort to limit the spread of the virus, Governments are taking measures that are significantl...

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Outbreak of Coronavirus and Legal Responses – the Chinese Perspective

This article is republished with permission from Jackson Y. Teng, Senior Partner at Zhonglun W&D Law Firm, our Interlaw partner firm. As the only Australian member of Interlaw, Hunt & Hunt is strategically aligned with ...

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Australia’s highest court rules on tariff classification – wins and losses for industry

The High Court has found against the Comptroller-General of Customs and handed down a decision that vita-gummies are classified as a duty free medicament and not as food.  However, in reaching its decision it made a number of fin...

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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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