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Workplace Relations

The KHQ Workplace Relations and Occupational Health & Safety team would love to have you join us on 7 June 2017 for a free breakfast seminar on Contractor Management under WHS laws. We are honoured to present this seminar with leading Victorian OHS barrister Step...

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Corporate Law

Emotional intelligence:  some say it's the most important ingredient in achieving success in life, but what really is emotional intelligence and can it be acquired? Join us at our next Business Forum to hear from our expert panel, including: Amy Antcliffe -...

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Private Wealth

By Jack Stuk (Principal and President NTAA Ltd), and Eli Bursky (Lawyer) Many people lost millions in the Global Financial Crisis. Potentially, despite the passage of years, they may be gainfully recouped at least in part through revenue or capital losses applied against inco...

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Corporate Law

The Australian ‘equity based’ crowd-sourced-funding (CSF) regime will come into effect by the end of September 2017. It introduces a new funding regime for small companies who have largely been restricted to the ‘kiddie pool’. Welcome to the big pool ...

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Private Wealth

By Jack Stuk (Principal, and President of NTAA Ltd) and Eli Bursky (Lawyer) A recent decision of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal highlights that tax agents may be severely sanctioned for private misconduct unrelated to their tax agent work. Background In Kishore...

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Corporate Law

Christmas comes but once a year, and so does the ACCC’s list of enforcement targets.  In his annual address to the Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA), ACCC Chairman Rod Sims has revealed the ACCC’s naughty list for 2017.  The ‘al...

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Family Law

By Kristina Antoniades (Special Counsel), Jack Stuk (National Tax Partner) and Clea Cole (Lawyer).  Sadly, many members of the LGBTQI community do not receive a fair share of a parent or partner’s deceased estate, in comparison to other “straight” benef...

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Corporate Law

In his address to the Committee for Economic Development of Australia in March 2016, ACCC Chairman Rod Sims made it abundantly clear that cartel conduct was in the ACCC’s sights. Ahead of our review of the ACCC’s priorities for 2017, let’s look at how 2016 sh...

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Workplace Relations

The long awaited onboarding of the WHS model legislation in Western Australia may be closer to reality with the new Western Australian Labor Government in power. Major developments proposed to WHS laws in WA as set out in the WA Labor 2015 state platform include: a ...

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