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Stories from the Law Desk: Chapter 7 – Lose a lot by trying to save a little

2 February 2023

If you are about to purchase or sell an expensive piece of plant and equipment, engage a lawyer. Sure, it will cost an amount for professional advice but it safeguards your investment.

Stories from the Law Desk: Chapter 6 – Escrow Agreements – A Way to Protect Buy/Sell Business Transactions

5 December 2022

In these days of online transactions, how can the buyer be assured to receive what has been paid for? One of our clients recently shared a story about a purchase transaction which could have proved a very costly mistake.

Stories from the Law Desk: Chapter 5 – I Can’t Get Paid

24 August 2022

All of us who have been in business have faced this situation where for one reason or another we have been unable to collect an outstanding debt. And of course,…

Stories from the Law Desk: Chapter 4 – I hate to say it, but all partnerships fail

15 July 2022

The harsh reality of life is that for a variety of reasons partnerships, (including shareholders of companies, marriages, JV’s etc.) at some point fail. Partners in a business venture may…

Stories from the Law Desk: Chapter 3 – The Bank of Mum and Dad

3 May 2022

One couple at the table who had a married daughter with three small children were contemplating some financial assistance for their daughter and son-in-law to extend their small regional home. The question then is; was this proposed transfer a loan or is it a gift? And following that question; what are the implications of either scenario?

What do you do if you receive a Director Penalty Notice (DPN)?  

13 April 2022

Receiving a DPN may have some serious financial consequences for you as a director. Learn about what you can do when you receive a DPN.

Stories from the Law Desk: Chapter 2 – Communication, or rather, lack of it

9 February 2022

What a mess can be created when communications with your client are not regular and clear. If your company is to enter into an important contract and you need advice to ensure that the contract is correctly worded and executed, we can assist.

Stories from the Law Desk: Chapter 1 – Cash is King

20 December 2021

Undoubtedly the last two years have if anything, been different. However, one thing never changes if you are in business and that is the maxim cash is king. On that…

Can my business survive after Covid?

7 December 2021

As most of Australia emerges from lockdown, and businesses commence reopening in a new post Covid-19 trading environment, businesses still face many unknowns. If you are experiencing any of the…

Are you lending money to your company to support it during Covid?

13 August 2021

It will be inevitable that some companies will need financial support to get through the cash flow difficulties the Covid 19 lock-downs are creating. However, if you as a director…