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How the buy sell agreement works

28 June 2019 | Business Structuring |

You may have heard of the concept of a business succession or “buy/ sell” that deals with the exit of a business proprietor in the event of an event such as death or disablement.  Here is how it works based on a case study and solution.

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Institutionalise your memory

21 May 2019 | Corporate & Commercial |

Bad habits and not knowing what to do put at risk the assets of individuals, families, family businesses and organisations. Here are many practical ways to protect assets against death, disability or organisational or family dissolution.

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Nexus gains three Group Principals

13 February 2019 | Corporate & Commercial |

Sol Dolor, journalist with Australasian Lawyer profiles THREE SENIOR LAWYERS who have joined Nexus Law Group.
• Estate planning, assets protection, business succession, trusts, and …

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CyberInsurance – Nexus Lunch & Learn

13 February 2019 | Commercial Agreements |

Cybercrime is increasing exponentially (* see Four Corners link below), making cyber security and #CyberInsurance a necessity or priority in business. Charles Galayini, …

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Western Sydney’s startling business opportunities and challenges

07 January 2019 | Corporate & Commercial |

Our research identifies six distinguishing features of the economy of Greater Western Sydney. Learn about its youthful population pyramid and food, the "three cities" plan and new airport, industries and employment concentrations, and how the meaning of the word "Asia" evolved over millennia and how understanding that explains the Asianisation of business today.

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Update contracts and register assets to protect against insolvency events

04 December 2018 | Construction & Infrastructure |

It’s time to review and update your insolvent trading clauses and practices! Historically common law came to the aid of an asset owner needing to protect materials, plant and equipment delivered to a buyer which had not yet paid in full. Recent changes to the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) assist such buyers in receipt of unpaid assets even though the buyers are potentially insolvent.

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How selective communication to lawyers protects business

22 November 2018 | Corporate & Commercial |

Lawyers know, but clients need to appreciate, that not all communication of information by a client with a lawyer is blocked …

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North Star – A lesson in complex contracting

08 November 2018 | Commercial Agreements |

Harvesting grain is a precise process where inputs result in outcomes. The same can be said of complex documents - the work you do upfront may ultimately save you thousands.

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14 things I learned from Startup Muster 2018

25 October 2018 | Corporate & Commercial |

Australia's Startup Muster Annual Report 2018 provides credible and vital local data to help start-ups and their collaborators tweak priorities.

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“What’s really left for lawyers to do?” | Artificial Intelligence in Legal Practice Summit

14 August 2018 | Corporate & Commercial |

Exploring how technology has impacted the legal workforce and the need to find new ways to upskill and manage the changing …

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Simplifying construction contract language

12 June 2018 | Civil Contractors and Construction |

Construction law has its own language and each contract is like a dialect of that language.
If you don’t communicate using the …

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The state of the debt fund market

01 May 2018 | Banking & Finance |

I have met recently with a number of debt fund providers, niche property lenders and market participants.
These are some of my …

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ADVISER ALERT | Clients of diminished capacity – when Trustees are clients

05 April 2018 | Corporate & Commercial |

What’s the Problem?
Irrespective of whether a Trustee is a company or a natural person, the Trustee never has all the powers …

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What are commercial term sheets & heads of agreement – when are they used?

10 February 2018 | Corporate & Commercial |

Have you ever got half way through negotiations for a transaction and wondered why the process is taking so much time, …

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The case of the black opals and the latent defects

12 December 2016 | Corporate & Commercial |

A woman walks into an antique jewellery store and buys a pair of bracelet cuffs, only to find out nine years …

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