Category: Commercial Law

Company names, business names, trade marks, domain names. What are they, which do you need and how do you get them?

One question we’re often asked by clients is what is the difference between a business name, a company name and a trade mark? Another, is whether they should register a .com or .com.au domain. We’re…

Changes to the the Franchising Code affecting motor vehicle dealers

Do you operate a motor vehicle dealership? Changes to the Franchising Code of Conduct may have a significant impact on your Dealership Agreement. On 1 July 2021, the Australian Government introduced significant changes to the…

Is the office really dead?

So much has been written lately about the ‘new normal’ working environment in response to 5 lockdowns and months of working from home. The Age on Saturday July 17 published a well-researched piece with a…

Corporations move closer to electronic signing

We have recently seen a shift in our legislation to allow for electronic signing by individuals, however, corporations have been left wondering when they will be able to do the same. A draft Bill has…

KKI Commercial Team are Finalists in the Australian Law Awards

Kalus Kenny Intelex is thrilled to announce that their Commercial team has been short-listed for the prestigious Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards for 2021. The team are finalists in the Commercial Team of the Year…

Congratulations Sven Burchartz!

Kalus Kenny Intelex is thrilled to announce that Sven Burchartz has been short-listed for the prestigious Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year Awards 2021. Sven has been named as a finalist in both the Commercial…

Volkswagen makes costly mistake

Late last year, the Federal Court imposed a penalty of $125 million on Volkswagen AG for contravening the Australian Consumer Law.  This penalty was the highest penalty ever ordered by the Court for breaches of…

5 reasons why you shouldn’t do business without a Shareholders Agreement

If you have ever spoken to a lawyer about going into business with another party, or navigated the legal process of establishing a new company, you would have no doubt heard that you should enter…

.AU domain names must have a presence in Australia

Foreign entities looking to register Australian domain names need to be aware that the eligibility requirements have changed and the threshold is now much higher. If a foreign entity is relying on a registered Australia…

Keep privacy in mind when you share online

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are all spending increased amounts of time online, and for the past 12 months a huge part of our social lives in particular has existed in the…

How to manage privacy issues when implementing flexible working arrangements

As Australia steps into our new ‘COVID-normal’, many Australian workplaces are implementing flexible arrangements that combine both remote work and time in the office. This means that employees are physically moving between secure offices and…

Kalus Kenny Intelex Makes Privacy A Priority

The privacy of our clients is extremely important to us here at KKI, which is why we are again proud supporters of Privacy Awareness Week! Privacy Awareness Week (PAW) is an annual event run by…