As reported in the Australian Financial Review, our Adelaide team is assisting WeBank with trade mark applications for “WeBank” and for a Chinese character representation of the words “microloan”. WeBank is China’s first digital bank.
It’s an urban myth that Walt Disney was cryogenically frozen (he was cremated). However, as technology progresses, and the possibility of cryogenic preservation becomes a reality, how does this affect your estate planning? Kimi Shah and Darrell Choong discuss the implications in a piece published in Legalwise News.
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In April 2019, the High Court of Australia will hear an appeal regarding the legal parentage of a child born as a result of an artificial conception procedure from a known sperm donor. The case is significant, and the decision will potentially impact countless Australian families. Background The Applicants in this case are a lesbian … Read more
The Treasury Laws Amendment (Enhancing Whistleblower Protections) Bill 2018 has recently passed both houses of parliament and is now awaiting royal assent. The Bill was introduced in response to the perceived lack of a protection scheme applicable to whistleblowers in the corporate arena, and the complexities raised by the otherwise “confusing web” of existing whistleblower … Read more
On 14 March 2019, the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services released its report entitled ‘Fairness in Franchising’. The first recommendation of the Report is that an inter-agency Franchising Taskforce be established to examine the feasibility and implementation of a number of the Committee’s recommendations. It is recommended that the Taskforce include representatives … Read more