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Hunter Business Review: Nexus article on Understanding the Pros & Cons of Surety Bonds

30 October 2020 | Nexus News |

Their October 2020 issue, the Hunter Business Review featured an article by Nexus Law Group on Understanding the Pros and Cons of Surety Bonds. Commenting on the article, Group Principal Simon Fosterling said "An aura of uncertainty exists around whether surety bonds really are ‘as good as’ bank guarantees. But there are a number of key points to be aware of that help manage and dispel this uncertainty."

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Modern Slavery Act Update: Due to COVID-19, reporting deadlines have changed

29 October 2020 | News & Events |

In April 2020, the reporting deadline for mandatory reporting regime under the Modern Slavery Act 2018 was extended by three months due to COVID-19. This means that businesses now only have six months to prepare and publish their Modern Slavery Statement.

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Impending 31 December 2020 deadline for changes to Discretionary Trusts

26 October 2020 | Estate Planning |

If you are a trustee or beneficiary of a discretionary trust that owns property in NSW, your trust deed may require amendments that exclude ‘foreign persons’ as beneficiaries by 31 December 2020 to avoid additional surcharges.

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Nexus delivers lecture on Corporate Governance to MBA students at Newcastle University School of Business

26 October 2020 | Nexus News |

Nexus Manager Director Marcus McCarthy presented to MBA students on Corporate Governance at the Newcastle Law School. Speaking at the seminar, Marcus said: "Corporate Governance is a fundamental part of Commercial Law. Even if you do not become a lawyer, it is an invaluable subject matter to embrace as it will undoubtedly help you successfully navigate the corporate world."

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Nexus Law Group expands into Not For Profit sector

22 October 2020 | Nexus News |

NewLaw firm Nexus Law Group is proud to announce its expansion into the Not For Profit (NFP) sector with the appointment of NFP specialist Hannah Rose.

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Nexus Conference 2020

20 October 2020 | Nexus News |

Speaking at the national conference, Nexus Law Group’s Manager Director Marcus McCarthy, said, “After the year that was, it was great to get together and focus on our plans moving forward. As we move into a new post-COVID era, 2021 will undoubtedly be a complex and challenging year for clients. Against this background, Nexus’ Client Promise remains more important than ever – to make a positive and real difference to our clients, by providing them with the best lawyer and right advice at the right time.”