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Safe Harbour and staying the implosion of contracts after engaging in a formal insolvency process Keeping sinking ships afloat Directors and holding companies perspective OVERVIEW Broadly, the big changes are: First, don’t have to be solvent to do a turnaround and trade on; and Secondly, if undergo a formal appointment, contracts cannot be modified or […]

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The State Budget dominated the past fortnight, with significant increases to spending on the justice system being welcomed by all working within it. View the PDF to read more.

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This edition of our fortnightly Banking Sector newsletter touches on the Open Banking review, some changes that will come about as a result of the Federal Budget, and much more.

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Welcome to Edition 42 of our NSW Public Sector Newsletter. The Federal Budget has commanded the news over the past fortnight, with significant funding cuts and increased spending in different sectors generating countless topics of conversation and debate. Certain aspect of the budget are covered below.  The purpose of this newsletter is to provide government […]

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Purchasers of new residential premises and potential residential land will be required to withhold and pay any GST payable on the sale of land directly to the Australian Taxation Office (ATO). When does the new regime come into effect? The GST withholding regime will apply to supplies under contracts for sale of land entered into […]

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Demetrios Christou (Partner) and Eva Lu (Lawyer) at Thomson Geer consider the recent developments from the Facebook and Cambridge Analytica revelations. What started as a simple personality quiz has resulted in Facebook being investigated by regulators around the world, including our own, and has landed Mark Zuckerberg, its CEO, in front of the US Congress […]

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Heralded reforms The Government announced in the Budget this week that it will reform the corporations and tax laws and provide the regulators with additional tools to assist them to deter and disrupt illegal phoenix activity. This follows on from the Government’s announcement on 12 September last year that it is taking action to crack […]

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Welcome to Edition 41 of our NSW Public Sector Newsletter. The purpose of this newsletter is to provide government lawyers with a digestible and relevant snapshot of current news, case law and legislation. We welcome feedback or suggestions for areas of interest at any time.

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The Government has had a busy fortnight, with the appointments of a new Supreme Court Judge and new President of VCAT and the passage of what are purported to be Australia’s toughest drink driving laws.  

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This fortnight we have included articles covering the banking royal commission and submissions made as to alleged potential breaches of the Corporations Act for misleading statements which could lead to criminal penalties. We hope you enjoy this edition of our Banking Newsletter.

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