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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?

Landlords and Real Estate Agents Beware

When the issue of repairs arises, often the same question comes up: who has to fix it and who has to pay? Landlords will rely on their managing agents advice in relation to what repairs they are liable for. So, do you understand or know what the landlord’s obligations under the lease are?

Estate Agents: Are You Getting Paid?

It has been quite some time since estate agents faced the prospect of doing the work associated with a property sale and then not getting paid. We are seeing an increasing number of mortgagee sales, sales by receivers and liquidators. Attached are some tips to gain protection from these events.