The United Nations estimates there are more than 40 million victims of modern slavery worldwide. Over … Continue reading Did you know that 2018 is the year in which there are more slaves than any other time in history?Category:Competition and Consumer Law,Compliance and Corporate Governance,Corporate and Commercial,Employment
This article is about the recent decision of Ward CJ in Eq of the Supreme Court of New South Wales in Psyche Holdings Pty Limited  NSWSC 1254.
In that case the secured creditor lodged a registration on the PPSR and later became aware of a defect in that registration. However, the secured creditor took no steps to amend the registration because they did not understand the significance of that defect and its impact on the enforceability of their security interest.
As a result, the secured creditor had to apply to the court for an extension of time (of 5 years!) in or to fix their mistake.Category:Corporate and Commercial,Dispute Resolution,Insolvency, Bankruptcy and Restructuring,Personal Property Securities Act
If you have a discretionary or hybrid trust that owns residential land in New South Wales … Continue reading Do you need to amend your trust deed?Category:Tax
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Commitment-Phobe or Flexi-Free? Choosing the perfect match in a Fair Work World, plus #MeToo – the latest from the Courts in Sexual Harassment Claims
We will navigate the options in light of recent court and Fair Work Commission decisions on casual employment. In particular, we will take a look at how recent court decisions have characterised casual employment and we will also discuss the inception of automatic conversion clauses, which shift casual employees to permanent employment and with limited rights to refuse the change.
The festive season is fast approaching and at a time where the #MeToo movement has put sexual harassment laws and its prevention at the front and centre of public debate. We will also take a look at some recent court developments in sexual harassment claims and discuss what you can do to ensure your business takes steps to protect employees from sexual harassment at work.Read More