Monthly Archives: July 2018
NSW Transfer Duty – Rubino Investments P/L as trustee for the Rubino Family Trust v CCSR  NSWCATAD 133 (Rubino Investments)
The team from the IP/IT Practice at Maxima Legal in the first half of 2018 provided extensive legal support to a financial blockchain platform Zodiaq during its ICO launch. The ultimate goal for the platform is to become a crypto-currency bank and exchange as well as a hedge-fund and universal payment system. The initial stage of the ICO, from which it is hoped that 104 million dollars will be generated, took place in May 2018.
Maxima Legal continues to strengthen its team of leading specialists in the legal market with Olga Batura joining the firm as Counsel. Olga is well-known in the sector for her experience working in public- private partnership projects, concession agreements and as a member of the Expert Council of the National PPP Centre.
Funds & financial products
Government passes Asia Region Funds Passport bill
The Court of Appeal of New South Wales has overturned a District Court decision which found Coles liable to pay $37,495.01 in worker’s compensation payments made by Ready Workforce to an injured worker pursuant to section 151Z(1)(d) and (2)(e) of the Workers Compensation Act 1987 (NSW).
Presidium of the FAS Russia clarified the procedure of granting access to trade secrets information during case investigation of violation of antimonopoly legislation
Presidium of the FAS Russia in its Clarification dated 21.02.2018 No. 13 «On trade secrets information in the process of investigation of the case on violation of antimonopoly legislation, verification for abidance of antimonopoly legislation, state control for economic concentration» (“Clarification”) notes that such information for which information owner doesn’t establish commercial secrecy regime according to Commercial secret law, isn’t protected by law.
The procedure of incorporation companies and individual entrepreneurs has been changed since 29 April 2018. Amendments to the Federal law No. 129-ФЗ of 08.08.2001 “On state registration of legal entities and individual entrepreneurs” has come into effect.
Many physicians and other health care workers are familiar with restrictive covenants like non-competition and/or non-solicitation agreements, either as employees who have been asked to sign such covenants as a condition of their employment or as business owners seeking to enforce such covenants to protect their medical practices from competition. These covenants are usually designed to prohibit physicians or other practitioners from leaving and setting up a competing practice nearby using patient contacts, information, and/or training that they received during their employment or association with the former employer.
July 6, 2018 — Whenever damage occurs in a condo building, the directors of the syndicate should first make sure to exhaust all possible remedies against the syndicate’s insurer before filing a claim against a co-owner. Such is, after all, the purpose of the syndicate’s insurance policy.