Corporate and Commercial

Remuneration And Insolvency Practitioners

Two cases were recently handed down by Justice Jackson of the Supreme Court of Queensland dealing with the remuneration of administrators and liquidators from the trust property of trust funds administered by the company in liquidation and also the right of indemnity of the trustee from the trust property.

This article reports on the court’s decisions and the impact for insolvency practitioners.

What Do Changes to the Competition & Consumer Act Mean To You?

In October 2017, Parliament passed the Competition and Consumer Amendment (Competition Policy Review) Bill 2017, introducing many significant changes to the Competition & Consumer Act 2010 (CCA). The Act implements key recommendations pertaining to competition law, including those relating to cartels, price signalling and concerted practices, exclusionary provisions, secondary boycotts, third line forcing, resale price maintenance, authorisations notifications and class exemptions, access and evidentiary provisions.

MST Lawyers Supports Ronald McDonald House

This month MST Lawyers took part in the Ronald McDonald House Charities Victoria’s Golf Day at and also hosted a Make a Meal night at Ronald McDonald House Monash.

Real Estate Agents – Are You Breaking The Law?

It has long been a debated topic whether or not estate agents are legally permitted to draft special conditions for a Contract of Sale. This is a matter that should not be taken lightly, particularly given that the maximum penalty for contravening the law is two years imprisonment.