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Estate Agents Look Out! Be sure to understand new pricing law

New legislation to stamp out underquoting in the real estate industry has been passed. Failing to comply could result in a fine of more than $30,000 as well as potentially forgoing sales commission and other fees resulting from the sale. Ensure you are in compliance with the revised Estates Agents Act.

Franchisor liability – where do you stand?

7-Eleven and now Caltex have come under the Fair Work Ombudsman’s microscope. Franchisors can be held liable for breaches of workplace laws committed by their franchisees. It is important to know how you can avoid being next. <a href="”>Read More…

Broader application of the foreign resident Capital Gains Tax withholding rule

Contracts regarding the sale of some Australian assets by foreign residents are now subject to a 10% withholding regime. Understand your obligations as a buyer and seller and how this new Bill can impact property, lease premiums and mining transactions along with other related concerns you may be a party to.

MST Lawyers’ Accredited Workplace Relations Specialist

MST Lawyers is pleased to announce that the Law Institute Victoria has accredited Senior Associate, Chao Ni as a Workplace Relations Specialist.