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Initiating Workplace Fraud Investigations

30-November-2010 Fraud and Insolvency By admin

Preventing or dealing with workplace fraud or theft takes work. Preparation is a big part of this. Even just saying you will be doing background checks during an interview process may help weed out some people from ever being hired. Business...

Failure to transfer properties causes complications in defacto case

Family Law By admin

When a Dad lovingly gives his daughter two properties it seems simple enough. But what happens when he fails to sign a transfer, pay stamp duty nor change the registration details on the Department of Lands Torrens Title Registry? It gets...

Decriminalising Insider Trading Proposal

Fraud and Insolvency By admin

Insider trading only became illegal in 1960s when it was felt some individuals had an unfair advantage over others with the buying and selling of stocks. In 2009 an article was published supporting a fairly radical idea for insider trading to be...

Financial Fraud in Non-Profit Organisations

Fraud and Insolvency By admin

Fraud can happen in any business. However non-profit organisations sometimes have looser controls so may be more susceptible to fraud. The statistics about fraud are also interesting. More men commit corporate fraud than women. It can be...

What is insider trading?

Fraud and Insolvency By admin

Insider trading is illegal in Australia … but what is the definition of insider trading? The simplest definition of insider trading is taking advantage of information that is not public. This 'inside' information is most often seen as being used...

Streeterlaw addesses case of website copyright infringement

Commercial Disputes By admin

The situation – theft of intellectual property An Australian company had an extremely well developed website. Hundreds of hours had gone into its development in optimising design and content to inform and direct new business. A competitor was...

Serious effects of bankruptcy on an Individual

Fraud and Insolvency By admin

Many people wonder what limitations are placed upon an individual after they are declared bankrupt. Upon becoming bankrupt almost all of their property goes to (‘vests in’) the person's Trustee in Bankruptcy.  It is then an...