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Security of Payments – New Year, New Act

21 February 2019 | Civil Contractors and Construction |

Significant amendments to the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 1999 (NSW) (SOP Act) were passed on 21 November …

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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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Discretionary trusts preserve and build multi-generational wealth

08 February 2019 | News & Events |

It’s said that wealth rarely sustains beyond three generations. The pattern of wealth made, and inheritance used and lost is evident …

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Elder law – working with older clients

09 January 2019 | News & Events |

Every lawyer should be aware how the law is relevant to an ageing community.  As an expert in the field, Nexus Law Group's Michael Perkins will present at this College of Law course, focused on educating lawyers operating in this space.

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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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New family and domestic violence leave entitlement

10 December 2018 | Employment & Workplace Relations |

In August 2018, all employees to whom a Modern Award applied were given an entitlement to unpaid Family and domestic violence leave. This new amendment extends the entitlement to all employees in the Fair Work System from 12 December 2018.

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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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Family Business Advisory Conference

16 November 2018 | News & Events |

Family businesses account for 70% of all businesses in Australia. No matter the size they all expect the same thing from their advisors: guidance on the best strategies to help them structure, manage, grow and potentially pass on their business.  

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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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Assets loaded but locked in the cloud

12 October 2018 | News & Events |

Imagine your 40-something wealthy mother died suddenly. You’re her eldest and the sole executor of her will prepared in 2003.
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Think different about your health and wearables

12 October 2018 | News & Events |

Sit up and read Steve Blank who writes: "In a few years, home and outpatient diagnostics will be performed by wearable consumer devices."

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Management of digital assets and accounts

03 October 2018 | Estate Planning |

So what’s needed for estate planning for digital assets? Michael Perkins explores this topic in this September 2018 Sydney Morning Herald article.

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