Unfair Contract Terms – Are Your Contracts Enforceable?

Recent regulatory, political and media attention on unfair contract terms and their particular prevalence in contracts with small businesses has resulted in proposed legislative changes. Furthermore, due to this attention, increased guidance has been provided as to what types of clauses in contracts may be unfair....

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Date posted: 2019-05-13 | Comments(0)

Supplying Services or Goods and Services to Consumers? You Must Read This! New Mandatory Requirements for Warranties against Service Defects

New requirements Recent amendments to the Competition and Consumer Regulations 2010(Cth)now require businesses to include the prescribed form and content of warranty when providing a warranty against defects for the supply of services. This includes circumstances where goods and services are provided in unison. T...

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Date posted: 2019-03-04 | Comments(0)

Reverse Onus of Proof is on Employers Who Do Not Keep Proper Books and Records

In the first use of laws enacted to close a ‘loophole’ in employee underpayment cases, the Fair Work Ombudsman (“FWO”) commenced proceedings against A & K Property Services Pty Ltd (“A & K”) and three of its directors; alleging breaches of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (“the A...

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Date posted: 2019-02-13 | Comments(0)

Time is running out! Have you checked your PPSA Registrations?

January 2019 marks 7 years since the commencement of the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth) (PPSA) and the Personal Property Securities Register (PPSR).From 31 January 2019, registrations that were undertaken on or around the commencement of the PPSR are at risk of ...

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Date posted: 2019-01-14 | Comments(0)

Unfair Contract Terms - Will Your Contracts be held to be VOID?

Unfair Contract Terms - Will Your Contracts be held to be VOID?...

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Date posted: 2018-11-09 | Comments(0)

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