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Abolition of the Family Court of Australia – what does it mean?

As has been widely reported, the Federal government has passed a bill which will lead to the abolition of the Family Court of Australia.  This was done despite strong opposition from major legal bodies, legal professionals, domestic violence services, community legal services, and the legal community generally.  It has also been done merely weeks before … Read more

Financial product advice after the Westpac case


Posted By on 18/02/21

By Darrell Choong (Lawyer) and Venn King (Special Counsel) The highest court in the land has clarified what “personal advice” entails in the context of financial product advice, in Westpac Securities Administration Ltd v ASIC [2021] HCA 3. Financial advisers, and people involved with superannuation matters, need to pay close attention to the guidance provided … Read more