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co-founder

Darren Sommers comments on key qualities you should look for in a co-founder, in this piece for Dynamic Business.

Credit Clear capital raising

Our Corporate & Commercial team, led by Andrew Walker, recently advised Credit Clear on its cap raising, as reported in Lawyers Weekly.

Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year 2018 - Winner - Family Law

Monica Blizzard won the Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year Awards in the Family Law category for 2018!   This is a wonderful acknowledgement of Monica’s passion, dedication and leadership.  Congratulations, Monica!

Amelia Edwards comments for Lawyers Weekly on the impact of the country of origin labelling regime (which will come into force from 1 July 2018) on local manufacturers, particularly small producers which are struggling to meet the new compliance obligations.

A non-hysterical guide to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDRP) – our latest post for  SMK – Social Media Knowledge .

financial planners

Clea Cole and Venn King comment for Legalwise News on the lessons to be learned from the Dover Financial collapse, and in particular the pros and cons of operating as an authorised representative under a third party AFSL.

KHQ Insights

My Health Record – privacy concerns for children of separated parents


Posted By on 18/09/18 at 11:47 AM

By Adrian Faelli (Trainee Lawyer) and Kristina Antoniades (Special Counsel) From 15 November 2018, all Australians will automatically receive an online My Health Record unless they choose to opt out before this date. Privacy concerns A variety of privacy concerns surrounding sensitive personal and medical information contained within My Health Records have been raised since … Read more

Fake honey products – producers in a sticky situation


Posted By on 17/09/18 at 2:41 PM

By Stephanie Koumbarakos (Trainee Lawyer) and Koula Politis (Senior Associate) Australia’s largest honey company, Capilano, is one of the retail brands stung for producing adulterated honey products sold in Australian retail outlets.  The complaints arose after 28 samples of various brands tested by a leading international laboratory were found to contain ingredients other than honey. … Read more

Franchising – will it remain a viable business model?


Posted By on 14/09/18 at 8:40 AM

This is the text of a presentation given by Peter Buberis to the Council for Economic Development in Adelaide recently. The current atmosphere – media/senate inquiry Why the fuss now?  Confusion with Finance Royal Commission – contract v bad behaviour. Concern from offshore investors.  The franchising industry seems to be in a present state of turmoil … Read more