Author: Mark Streeter

Do I Need A Shareholders’ Agreement?

10-September-2020 Commercial Disputes By Mark Streeter

Whilst not required by law, there are many benefits to having in place a shareholder’s agreement. This article asks five key questions to ask yourself before deciding whether having one in place is right for your business. 1. What is the relationship...

The weight of a handshake or verbal agreement – will it hold up in court?

19-August-2020 Commercial Disputes By Mark Streeter

Even after a firm handshake or a ‘gentleman’s agreement’ starting out with the very best of intentions, over time, disputes can and do regularly occur. A recent case in the District Court involved a party claiming they were owed more money than was...

When should you consider appointing an independent executor?

28-May-2020 Estates By Mark Streeter

Are you concerned that your assets will be drained by bickering family members during the administration of your estate? Are you currently trying to administer an estate but are being held back by an uncooperative coexecutor? If so, you may wish to...

Ten Top Tips For Successful Directors

24-October-2019 Corporate Governance & NFPs By Mark Streeter

This article is not for “infotainment”, it is for Directors of Proprietary Limited Companies, Charities and Not-For-Profit organisations that want to be successful, organised and to truly understand their role, whilst ensuring to mitigate any...

Corporate Governance & NFPs

16-October-2019 Corporate Governance & NFPs By Mark Streeter

At Streeterlaw, we understand that you want your organisation, company or not for profit charity to be professional, proactive and successful. The right decision You want to make the right decisions because they will affect your business, its...

Not-For-Profits – Understanding the ACNC and Your Role

6-September-2019 Corporate Governance & NFPs By Mark Streeter

The ACNC – Keeping Australian Charities Honest The Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission – commonly known as the ACNC - is the regulator of charities in Australia. Whilst ASIC focuses on compliance with the corporate side of...

Understanding ASIC and Your Role

Corporate Governance & NFPs By Mark Streeter

What is ASIC ASIC is the national regulator of corporations in Australia and is involved at every step of operating a company, from incorporation to liquidation. Understanding how it affects you will help you meet its regulations and protect your...

Guardianship Division – 11 Points to Prepare You

16-July-2019 Guardianship By Mark Streeter

The Guardianship Division of NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT) serves an important role. These 11 points will help prepare you. There are things you need to DO and other things you should NOT do. 1.  Read the hearing notice The Tribunal...

What is the Guardianship Division of NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT)?

Guardianship By Mark Streeter

The Guardianship Division of NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT) is a specialised dispute resolution forum with jurisdiction narrowly defined by legislation. While its jurisdiction may be limited, the orders it makes can be far reaching and...

Blended Families; What to do with your Will?

7-June-2019 Contested Wills,Estates By Mark Streeter

A “blended family” is a family where one or both of the parties to the relationship have children from a prior marriage or relationship. Unlike a Will for a family in which the children are children of both parties, in a blended family, one spouse...