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We did it!

We did it!

Well we did it. To get to the end of this remarkable year largely intact is enough to make me believe in miracles. But I don't believe in miracles. I believe in people. After a year which was terrifying some of the time and challenging all of the time, I am convinced...

Managing event risks

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 category manager, team owner and competitor, and Graham...

Business interruption insurance. Are you covered?

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 under an insurance...

5 Estate Planning mistakes you don’t want to make

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 get it right and in order to help you do so, we’ve outlined below 5...

2021 – Who will soar and who will stumble?

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 was not impacted by the events of this year. For businesses, the strain of...

Modern Slavery – is your business compliant?

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 know that Australia now has strict laws in place that require...

Is it easy to obtain trust documents? Maybe so.

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 may have broadened a trustees’ duty to provide trust documents. The...

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

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 law firm, Kalus Kenny Intelex...