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Corporate Governance & NFPs

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 shareholders and other key stakeholders. Making the wrong decisions may expose your business to risk and you may also expose you to personal liability. The hard decisions you must make need to be justifiable and informed to protect yourself and the business you oversee.

The right guide

In order to govern with confidence, you need the right guide. An experienced advisor who can be an insightful sounding board on how to implement, maintain and audit the right corporate governance framework is essential.

The problem is that there are only so many hours in the day, too many disputes, risks and concerns to triage (each with varying and competing priorities) one can feel overwhelmed. Another challenge is that all too often, well-meaning and kind-hearted Directors are often criticised regardless of the validity of the decisions they make.

You need the right guide with the right experience to help you make the right decision with confidence.

The right experience

The types of disputes, we encounter include: –

  • Commercial Disputes
  • Corporate Governance
  • Company Disputes
  • Director Disputes
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Government Investigations
  • Breach of Director’s Duties and Fiduciary Duties
  • Not-for Profit organisations
  • Propriety Limited organisations
  • Government Investigations, such as:-
    1. Australian Competition and Consumer Commission investigations
    2. Australian Securities and Investments Commission investigations
    3. Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission
    4. Australian Competition and Consumer Law

The right tools

At Streeterlaw we believe in equipping you with cost effective, result driven solutions to prevent or resolve disputes.

We want to ensure that you understand the legal boundaries of your position, your duties and your role.

  1. Your Role as a NFP Director and the ACNC
  2. Your Role as a Director and ASIC
  3. Your Role as a Director and the ACCC 

At Streeterlaw we can equip you to make informed decisions by assisting you in understanding your duties and obligations. We are often surprised when directors or officers of publicly listed companies, successful propriety limited companies or NFP charities are unable to demonstrate an accurate understanding of their duties and responsibilities. All too often we find that directors are unaware of the personal liabilities.

The right information

Whether you are an experienced Director, or you are new to Directing, we have prepared a considered white paper that explains your liabilities, risks and other significant issues. It is an essential introduction for new officer holders and a vital refresher for experienced position holders.

  1. Download our Free White Paper – Directors behaving Wisely.

We understand

At Streeterlaw we understand the checks and balances that can increase the efficiency and effectiveness of your organisation.

We understand the regulatory framework and how to deal with investigations conducted by the ACCC, ASIC and ACNC. At Streeterlaw you are able to obtain advice from our Accredited Specialists or Senior Solicitors, giving you confidence that any decisions or communications are logical, sound and right for the circumstances.

How we do it

We review the documents that you upload to your customised Streeterlaw Portal.

One of our Accredited Specialists or a Senior Solicitor will meet with you to identify your three priority disputes. We provide you with a preliminary view and recommendation to guide you in your role as a Director.

Start now

Call Streeterlaw on (02) 8197 01015, speak to one of our Client Service Specialists and book your Fixed Fee appointment with an Accredited Specialist and team member.

Alternatively, fill out the below webform and one of our Client Service specialists will call you.

Make sure you bring all the relevant documents to the appointment, so that we can help you resolve and prevent disputes.

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