Directors’ Meetings – Will your resolutions withstand scrutiny? Gudgeon v Gudgeon [2020] FCA 680

A recent decision of the Federal Court of Australia (Gudgeon v Gudgeon [2020] FCA 680 (20 May 2020 (“Gudgeon”)) has provided a timely reminder that Courts ...

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Date posted: 2020-08-03 | Comments(0)


New implications on accountants and advisers – Director Identification Numbers

The recent passing of the Treasury Law Amendment (Registries Modernisation and Other Measures) Act 2019 (Cth) and thereby the introduction of the new system of Directors Identification Numbers (DINs) creates a new hurdle for the creation of companies, and the appointment of new directors. Introduced to assist with com...

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Date posted: 2020-08-03 | Comments(0)


JobKeeper Update: less dollars but, around longer

The Australia Government has made its much anticipated announcement about the JobKeeper program, extending it to 28 March 2021. The program will continue to run in its existing form, until its originally scheduled conclusion on 27 ...

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Date posted: 2020-07-23 | Comments(0)


Managing your Estate Planning and Legal Affairs during COVID-19 New Electronic Witnessing Laws

As mentioned in our recent article “Making a Will and Estate Planning during the COVID-19 lockdown”, the NSW Government was planning to introduce measures allowing documents to be witnessed without requiring face-to-face contact with a solicitor during the COVID-19 pande...

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Date posted: 2020-05-27 | Comments(0)


JobKeeper Payment Update: Alternatives to the turnover test

Clear, simple, easy to apply rules are great, lawyers love them, but we are always on the lookout for cases where a clear and simple rule that works well usually, works poorly in unusual situations. That was the case with the turnover test for eligibility for the JobKeeper Payment....

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Date posted: 2020-05-08 | Comments(0)


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