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Welcome to Corporate Matters, your online resource for all things Corporate & Commercial.

On this page you will find our latest thinking in the form of alerts, publications, articles, opinions and podcasts.  With our insights all in the one place, we aim to make it as easy as possible to find what you are looking for to support you in how you do business every day. 

18 October 2021 | Treasury releases draft regulations for Franchise Disclosure Register

Exposure draft submissions to amend the Franchising Code of Conduct are open until 29 October 21, with regulations intended to commence by 31 March 2022.
11 October 2021 | Voller-Social media game changer or speedbump?

Operators of public social media pages may be potentially liable for defamation for comments made by third parties on their posts in the Voller case.
31 August 2021 | Further protections available under the new Victorian Commercial Tenancy Relief Scheme Regulations 2021

Our Property team summarise key features within the Victorian CTRS Regulations, including eligibility, rent relief, deferrals, and mandatory reassessments.
17 August 2021 | Bank's small business terms declared unfair

In ASIC v Bank of Queensland, the Federal Court find various provisions in standard form contracts between BoQ and its small business contracts to be "unfair".
02 August 2021 | NSW Government permits construction every day until Christmas 2021

NSW Government will allow construction work under development consents to be carried out every day until Christmas, subject to public health orders.
22 July 2021 | Property dealings to go 100% eConveyancing in NSW from 11 October 2021

Our Property team highlight the key changes and implications of full electronic conveyancing and what it means for Certificate of Titles (CTs).
21 July 2021 | Brad Vinning's Executive Series: Growth through adversity, talking with the Director of Startups at BDO

Marc Orchard shares his personal and professional perspective during COVID-19, from the birth of his first child to the impacts on the startup community.
29 June 2021 | NSW Government restricts class 2 building insurance exemption to 12 months

The NSW Government has shortened the length of the insurance exemption for registered design practitioners, building practitioners and professional engineers.
25 June 2021 | Brad Vinning's Executive Series: Growth through adversity, talking with the CEO of Cubiko - 25 June 2021

Chris Smeed shares his experience of launching a new health tech software tool when the pandemic was wreaking havoc on the viability of many medical practices.
23 June 2021 | Risk Radar - Key insurance issues to watch out for across 22 countries including Australia

Global Insurance Law Connect (GILC) this week launched its third annual Risk Radar.


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