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    Stamp Duty Cuts and Changes to First Home Owner Grant Effective 1 July 2017

    Housing affordability is one of the biggest issues facing young people in today’s society with many first home buyers ‘locked out’ of the property market due to a decline in housing affordability. In a push to make housing more affordable for Victorians, the government has made changes to the First Home Owner Grant and stamp duty. This article explains how this will affect you.











    Opposing An Application For The Extension Of Time To Register A Personal Property Security Interest

    When managing an administration, liquidation, receivership or a trusteeship, Insolvency Practitioners face many issues and difficulties in respect of the impact of personal property security (PPS) interests on the winding up of a company.

    A recent Federal Court case highlights some of the issues to be conscious of for those opposing applications to fix a later time for the registration of a PPS interest.











    Performance Of Directors Duties When Under Financial Stress

    It is not uncommon for businesses to experience financial difficulties or periods of uncertainty. It is at these times that directors must diligently fulfil duties and obligations to the company, its shareholders and creditors.











    MST Lawyers Makes a Meal of it!

    10 May 2017

    As part of our ongoing commitment to Ronald McDonald House, MST Lawyers again participated in the “Make a Meal Program”, preparing dinner for families with children at the Monash Children’s Hospital.