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Understanding the ACCC and your role

6-September-2019 Corporate Governance & NFPs By admin

Fact or fiction: the ACCC is only for consumers.Many Directors hold unhelpful misconceptions about the how the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) can affect their business.The list below goes through some common misconceptions and...

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

Corporate Governance & NFPs By admin

The ACNC – Keeping Australian Charities HonestThe 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 regulation,...

Understanding ASIC and Your Role

Corporate Governance & NFPs By admin

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 business.The...

How being a nice person may finally do your wallet some good

5-September-2019 Contested Wills By admin

Friends, Administrators, Executors, lend me your ears…I bring you news of good fortune and prosperity that may await you once your days of administering your loved one’s Estate are over. Gone are the days of sighing with trepidation as you learn...

Untying the knot – Divorce vs Annulment – What makes a valid marriage and how to end it

Family Law By admin

Confusion abounds about the difference between obtaining a divorce and obtaining an annulment of marriage. The two are very different things legally; and different again from a religious annulment of marriage. Streeterlaw’s Accredited Specialist Family...

Have you brought property into a relationship? Be aware that you may be required to share an increase in the property value with your partner!

29-August-2019 Family Law By admin

In the case of Jabour & Jabour [2019] FamCAFC78, the parties were married in 1991 and separated (on a final basis) in May 2015, making it a 24-year marriage. Before entering into the relationship, the husband had an interest in three blocks of land...

Why choosing the right person to act for you under your Power of Attorney is crucial

8-August-2019 Guardianship By admin

Appointing an Attorney under a Power of Attorney or Enduring Power of Attorney, may be among one of the most important decisions of your life. It is important to remember that the person you choose has to agree to take on the role of your...