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Contract Law

Shareholder Agreements - Your Business Prenuptials

Although a shareholders’ agreement, much like a prenuptial agreement, can engender a feeling of lack of trust, it is an effective way of ensuring a fair outcome for all parties in the case of unforeseen circumstances later on. Read this post for more information on shareholder agreements.

Posted: 15/06/2015 10:10:36 AM by Kristen Perry | with 0 comments
Filed under: Business Law, Contract Law

When Can a Contract be Terminated?

If a contract is silent on termination, it can be terminated for breach at common law. Read this post to find out when a contract can be terminated.

Posted: 21/05/2015 10:43:40 AM by Kristen Perry | with 0 comments
Filed under: Business Law, Contract Law

Landlord and Tenant Rights and Laws

In a High Court case in April 2009, Tabcorp Holdings Ltd v Bowen Investments Pty Ltd, Court found that the tenant had breached its lease by altering the landlord’s premises without consent and was ordered to pay damages of $1.38 million for doing so. Read further about this High Court decision and information regarding landlord and tenant rights.

Posted: 13/05/2015 10:41:24 AM by Kristen Perry | with 0 comments
Filed under: Contract Law, Property Law

Your Guide to the Regulations Surrounding Termination of Contracts

One of the most common situations that anyone involved in business might encounter is that of having to terminate a contract. There are a number of reasons why this situation might arise, and it is important to know where you stand legally when this occurs. Here is your guide as to the regulations surrounding the termination of contracts.

Posted: 16/04/2015 9:05:09 AM by Kristen Perry | with 0 comments
Filed under: Business Law, Contract Law

Consumer Protection From Door to Door Sales

In an age when internet companies sneak all sorts of terms and conditions behind that all too easy to click ‘Agree’ button, and we are bombarded with ads through our devices at all times of the day, there might seem something innocent and even nostalgic about the good old-fashioned door to door salesman. Not so, it turns out. There are laws in place regarding door to door sales and you should be aware of your rights. Read this post to find out more!

Posted: 1/04/2015 12:05:38 PM by Kristen Perry | with 0 comments
Filed under: Consumer Law, Contract Law

Investment Scams and Fraud

There have been a worrying amount of cases in recent years of investors falling foul to scams offering higher-than-usual returns, using high-pressure sales tactics to convince people to sign up to investment schemes without reading the small print. Read these tips on avoiding investment fraud.

Posted: 25/03/2015 11:30:02 AM by Kristen Perry | with 0 comments

Protect Your Investment With a Shareholders Agreement

It might a surprise you to learn that there is no such thing as a “standard” shareholder agreement. While the Corporations Act and a company’s constitution do provide a basis for a shareholder agreement, they by no means cover all areas, and very rarely provide protection for the personal rights of the shareholders.

Posted: 16/03/2015 12:36:19 PM by Kristen Perry | with 0 comments
Filed under: Business Law, Contract Law

Terms and Conditions – are you in danger of a nasty surprise?

You should insist on the signing of these terms and conditions prior to commencing any business transaction. Learn more…

Posted: 11/03/2015 4:03:48 PM by Kristen Perry | with 0 comments
Filed under: Business Law, Contract Law

Best Tips for Understanding Contracts

The language of contracts isn’t always easy to understand. Following these four simple tips could save you precious time and money in the long term.

Posted: 23/02/2015 12:15:06 PM by Kristen Perry | with 0 comments
Filed under: Contract Law

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