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FORCE MAJEURE IN THE ERA OF COVID-19

As COVID-19 continues to spread, the impact on businesses becomes  inevitable. We have already started to receive questions from our clients as to how the impact of COVID-19 could affect their contractual obligations. Whilst the extent of the impact of COVID-19 remains uncertain, businesses should look to their commercial contracts to ensure they are covered … Read more

Kleenmaid shadow director taken to the cleaners


Posted By on 5/03/20

(By Darrell Choong and Bridget Hobbs) On 7 February 2020, Kleenmaid’s former director and founder, Andrew Eric Young was found guilty of 19 charges arising out of Kleenmaid’s collapse.  This prosecution is significant as it marks the first time a shadow director has been convicted and sentenced to prison for insolvent trading. What happened? In April … Read more

The scourge of family violence

This week we have been inundated by media reports of the untimely and horrific deaths of Hannah Baxter and her three children, Lainah (aged 6), Aaliyah (4) and Trey (3). We know that we are losing more than 1 woman a week to family violence in Australia, but the loss of an entire family, including … Read more

COVID-19: Have you reviewed your Business Continuity Planning?

In the face of the increasing concerns over coronavirus (COVID-19), many travel-exposed businesses (whether concerning customers, suppliers or staff) are urgently reviewing their Business Continuity Planning. We don’t want to be alarmist, but we thought we would provide some basic tips for those of you who do not necessarily think it may affect you – … Read more