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ACL unfair contract terms provisions start to bite: JJ Richards contract terms declared unfair and void

The Federal Court of Australia has made orders by consent declaring unfair and void eight terms in JJ Richards & Sons’ s...

Corporate and Commercial 2
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Protecting small business from unfair contracts – ACCC issues first proceeding under the new unfair contracts regime

The ACCC has commenced its first Federal Court case under the November 2016 Australian Consumer Law unfair contracts pro...

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Legal Practice Management – Is it time to sell or merge?

Rohan Harris has contributed a practice management column for the Law Institute Journal (LIJ) June edition.

Jenga Web Box

The top 10 common mistakes to avoid when selling or merging your legal practice

Many of my clients have achieved great satisfaction in building profitable practices from humble beginnings, often deali...

Corporate and Commercial 2
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Unfair contract terms protections for small business closer to reality

Earlier this year we released an Alert concerning the proposed extension of unfair contract term protections to small bu...

Concep Books 2015
Workplace Relations Alert

Fair Work Commission Announcement

The Fair Work Commission has announced today that the high income threshold for unfair dismissal claims will increase to...

Corporate and Commercial 2
Privacy Alert

Privacy Commissioner says business can improve privacy policies

On 4 May 2015, as part of the 2015 Privacy Awareness Week, the Privacy Commissioner announced that business can still im...

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Extending unfair contract term protections to small business

The proposed extension of unfair contract term protections to small business appears another step closer to reality foll...

Corporate and Commercial 2
Direct Selling Alert

Federal Court to rule on alleged sham contracting in the Australian MLM industry

The legal standing of “independent contractors” in the multi-level marketing (MLM) industry in Australia will be examine...

Corporate and Commercial 2
Business Services Bulletin

RK Business Insights October 2014

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Information Technology Alert

Microsoft ordered to comply with US warrant regarding data hosted in Ireland

On 31 July 2014, US District Court Judge Loretta A. Preska, in Manhattan, ordered Microsoft to turn over to the US Depar...

Corporate and Commercial
Business Services Alert

Extension of unfair contracts laws to small business transactions

The Federal Government has started a consultation process in relation to the proposed extension of laws relating to unfa...

Corporate and Commercial 2
Business Services Bulletin

RK Business Insights May 2014

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