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What is the Law for Wilfully Destroying Records?

Filed under: Taxation and Revenue

It is illegal to wilfully damage or destroy records that are required to be kept for taxation purposes.

What is a Guarantor? A Summary of Guarantor Responsibilities

Filed under: Banking & Finance, Business & Commercial Law

Guarantees are used in a variety of situations to secure a loan, lease or the performance of a contractual obligation. However, if you are considering...

How to Protect your Personal Assets as a Business Owner

Filed under: Business & Commercial Law, Business Law

Starting a new business is a both challenging and exciting personally, professionally and legally. Therefore, as a new business owner, you should separate...


What are the criminal liabilities for multiple pricing offences?

Date: 01 Aug 2017, Filed under: Business & Commercial Law

Section 165 of the Australian Consumer Law sets out multiple pricing offences that are the same as the civil pecuniary penalties. Additionally, a body...

Are casual employees protected by unfair dismissal laws?

Date: 01 Jul 2017, Filed under: Business & Commercial Law, Franchises

The decision in Ponce v DJT Staff Management Services Pty Ltd t/as Daly’s Traffic[2010] FWA 2078 in some ways paved the way for casual employees...

When is an individual considered to be in contravention of the bait advertising provisions?

Date: 01 Jun 2017, Filed under: Business & Commercial Law

For a person to be found liable of contravening the s 35(1) of the Australian Consumer Law (the ACL) provisions of bait advertising, is dependent...

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Date: 28 Aug 2018, Filed under: Banking & Finance, IT

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