A national approach to Personal Property Securities

The Federal Government is currently in the process of making drastic changes to the law relating to personal property securities. These changes have the potential to significantly affect businesses that rely on company charges, mortgages or retention of title clauses as security for transactions.

Proposed Changes to Duty in Victoria

The Victorian Government is seeking to amend the Duties Act 2003. The amendments will have far-reaching implications, especially with regard to commercial leases.

Non-Executive Directors Beware

These articles report on the findings of the NSW Supreme Court that 7 non-executive directors of James Hardie approved the release of public information which contained false or misleading statements concerning the funding of asbestos compensation payments, and the fallout from those findings, particularly for the former chairperson of James Hardie, Meredith Hellicar, and Peter Willcox.

Preventing Goods Being Sold Over The Internet

We often receive enquiries from businesses that want to prevent resellers and distributors from selling their products on websites such as eBay, because they believe that sale of their products at discounted rates on the internet causes damage to their brands. Is this happening to your business?