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Webinar: Business Restructuring for Success in post COVID Australia – A case study discussion with the CFO Centre

20 July 2021 | Business Structuring |

As part of an ongoing webinar discussion series, the CFO Centre and Nexus Law Group discuss the options available to a company negatively impacted by COVID, lockdowns and a substantial drop in revenue.

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Webinar: Business Restructuring for Success in post COVID Australia – A Discussion with the CFO Centre

23 June 2021 | Business Structuring |

As part of an ongoing webinar discussion series, the CFO Centre and Nexus Law Group discuss key economic, financial and legal issues impacting Australian SMEs. In this episode, the CFO Centre’s CEO David King, NSW Regional Director Paul Gunson and Nexus Corporate & Commercial specialist Group Principal Colin Miller discuss current client business sentiment and structuring options available for SMEs in this new post Job Keeper economic environment.

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Webinar: Managing Potential Company Solvency Issues

07 June 2021 | Commercial Agreements |

"It is important directors identify potential solvency issues and engage with the appropriate avenues of support as early on as possible, if they are able to ride out the wake of these domestic and international events," said Nexus Risk & Compliance specialist Colin Miller.

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Consumer Law Update: Telstra fined $50M for unconscionable conduct

01 June 2021 | Corporate Finance |

The Australian Federal Court has imposed the second largest penalty ever under Australia’s Consumer Law on Telstra for unconscionable conduct. "Businesses must be diligent in ensuring conduct with customers does not leave them open to a claim of unconscionable conduct," said Group Principal Colin Miller.

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Consumer Law Update: ‘Unconscionable conduct’ clarified

06 May 2021 | Corporate Finance |

Following a recent Federal Court decision, the scope of ‘unconscionable conduct’ under Australian Consumer Law ('ACL') has been expanded. The recent decision in the Quantum Housing case has established a wider scope for a party to claim in commercial disputes that they were the subject of unconscionable conduct.

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Consumer Law Update: The definition of ‘Consumer’ is changing

10 February 2021 | Corporate Finance |

Effective 1 July 2021, businesses in Australia need to be aware of the newly expanded definition of 'consumer' under Australia Consumer Law ('ACL'), which will allow more customers to rely on Consumer Guarantees.

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Not For Profit (NFP) Board Update 2021: Lessons from 2020

27 January 2021 | Corporate Finance |

Events such as the 2019 Australian bushfires & the global COVID pandemic have highlighted how pivotal it is for Not For Profit (NFPs) organisations to improve their governance processes and diversify their funding sources, both of which have a material impact on the ultimate success of the NFP.

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Insolvency Law Update: Repeal of Covid Business Protection January 2021

18 January 2021 | Corporate Finance |

In a bid to support the Australian economy and business during the pandemic, the new Coronavirus Economic Response Package Omnibus Act restricted the ways that creditors could recover their debts. These COVID-driven debtor relief measures have now expired.

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Law firms need to consider increasing cyber security measures in 2021

21 December 2020 | Corporate Finance |

Nexus' Principal and legal tech expert Jeremy Duffy discusses the three key things legal businesses undertake to start 2021 in a more cyber-secure position.

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Australia’s new Payment Times Reporting Scheme will commence 1 January 2021

01 December 2020 | Corporate Finance |

With Australia’s new Payment Times Reporting Scheme commencing 1 January 2021, large businesses in Australia will start the new year having to publicly report their payment practices to small businesses.

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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 Law Group opens new Perth office

31 August 2020 | Banking & Finance |

Nexus has appointed Regulatory and Compliance specialist Colin Miller as Principal of its newly established Perth office.

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Changes to Insolvency Laws give relief for debts but at what cost?

26 March 2020 | Corporate & Commercial |

On Sunday, 22 March 2020, the Federal Government announced that the Treasurer has been granted temporary powers to make regulatory changes …

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5 reasons to incorporate your company in Singapore

10 February 2020 | Corporate & Commercial |

We have recently had queries from clients asking us to assist them with incorporating their companies in Singapore.
For those who are …

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SOPA Over The Holidays

27 November 2019 | Civil Contractors and Construction |

The present you don’t want to get – Dealing with SOPA payment claims over the holidays.
Unfortunately, the Christmas break poses as …

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