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Changes to the the Franchising Code affecting motor vehicle dealers

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 Competition and Consumer (Industry Codes –...

KKI appoints new Partner Kimi Shah

KKI appoints new Partner Kimi Shah

Melbourne based law firm Kalus Kenny Intelex (KKI) has announced the appointment of Kimi Shah to the Partner group. Since re-joining KKI in 2019, Kimi has been heading up the Estate Planning & Wealth Protection practice group. Kimi’s expertise at KKI has been...

County Court argues for better resourcing at VCAT

County Court argues for better resourcing at VCAT

Although it’s trite to say the pandemic has had an impact on Victoria’s courts and tribunals, the difficulties experienced at the Victorian Civil & Administrative Tribunal have been profound. The Tribunal was under the microscope last week in a decision by Judge...

Can employers require staff to be vaccinated?

Can employers require staff to be vaccinated?

Earlier this month in an Australian first, Shepparton food processor SPC mandated that all staff and visitors to its processing plant must be vaccinated for COVID -19 by the end of November 2021. Having implemented strict COVID-safe procedures since the start of the...

Latest updates on the commercial rent relief scheme

Latest updates on the commercial rent relief scheme

The Victorian State Government will be introducing legislation today in relation to the new rent relief scheme for commercial tenants. The scheme is expected to operate until January 2022. Both landlords and eligible tenants should be negotiating now. How will rent...