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International Lawyers Network recognised as a Chambers ‘Leading Law Firm Network’

2020 was the year of just getting on with it for KKI. Whilst doing what we always did – the very best for our clients and our people, we also made sure we looked to…

Managing event risks

As this year’s Bathurst 1000 has been run and won and the AFL and Rugby finals completed, our Commercial and Sports Law team reflect on the management of event risks.  Sven Burchartz, a long-time motorsport…

Business interruption insurance. Are you covered?

The Covid-19 restrictions have had devastating effects on many businesses across Australia. Businesses may turn to their business interruption insurance to consider whether they are covered against the interruption caused by Covid-19. Like any claim…

Are you a Foreign Person looking to invest in an Australian company or business?

Despite the impact that Covid-19 is having on many Australian and international businesses, there are many foreign owned or controlled companies who continue to explore investment opportunities in Australia. There have been some significant changes…

5 Estate Planning mistakes you don’t want to make

It can be difficult to know where to start when it comes to implementing an effective estate plan that reflects your wishes and protects the interests of your loved ones. It is important that you…

2021 – Who will soar and who will stumble?

The challenges of 2020 have been experienced by us all – as individuals, as businesses and as a community. We did not face the same challenges, but it would be difficult to find anyone who…

Modern Slavery – is your business compliant?

The first reporting period deadline for businesses captured under the Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) (Act) is fast approaching on 31 December 2020. So what does this mean for you and your business? Did you…

Is it easy to obtain trust documents? Maybe so.

A general misconception is that if you are a beneficiary of a trust, you automatically have a right to trust information. A recent decision in the Supreme Court of Victoria Mantovani v Vanta Pty Ltd…

Director Identification Numbers – what you need to do to prepare and what they mean for you

Implementation of Director Identification Numbers In June 2020, the Federal government passed legislation amending the Corporations Act 2009, which will require directors to confirm their identity through a Director Identification Number (DIN). The system is…

Australian Consumer Law is changing. Don’t get caught out thinking it doesn’t apply to you!

The Australian Consumer Law Schedule to the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) (ACL) is changing. From 1 July 2021, the monetary threshold for determining who is a ‘consumer’ – and therefore who is entitled…

New approach to sponsorship deals is ‘An act of God’

The recent widespread fallout between sponsors and sporting codes is forcing a rethink of how events, such as a global pandemic and government intervention, are dealt with in future commercial contracts. According to Australian sports…

The King of the Mountain – with a twist

This weekend will see a new king of the mountain crowned as the winner of the coveted Bathurst 1000. However, this year will be different. It will be done without the normal crowds due to…