Hall & Wilcox is pleased to have seven partners named finalists in the Lawyers Weekly 2019 Partner of the Year Awards.
Sports technology and esports are innovative and rapidly growing industries that have spawned many new business ventures, the investors in which may be eligible for certain tax concessions under the Federal Government’s early stage innovation company (ESIC) scheme.
Warranties against defects
Suppliers or manufacturers of goods or services may wish to provide promises to consumers about what they will do in the event that there is a defect in the relevant good or service, such as repairing or replacing the good, providing the service again or compensating the consumer.
Leading Australian law firm Hall & Wilcox has separately advised Compass Housing Services and Hume Community Housing Association on the first round of the National Housing Finance and Investment Corporation (NHFIC) loans.
In a recent decision1, the Queensland Court of Appeal upheld a decision that a deed of release, drafted in general terms to release the employee from all claims arising from her employment, did not extend to conduct the employer was unaware of at the time of execution.
Funds and financial products
Design and Distribution Obligations and Product Intervention Powers legislation passes Senate
The District Court has recently dismissed a worker’s appeal against a finding that he was not entitled to weekly payments on the basis of total incapacity for a period after he was made redundant until he obtained new employment and thereafter for a residual partial incapacity.
With a forecast surplus for 2019-20, the first time in over a decade, of $7.1 billion, Josh Frydenberg’s 2019 Budget is a not too subtle election budget. Surplus is forecast into the future with government debt eliminated by 2029-30.
From 15 March 2019, power companies and authorities will need planning approval to build new power lines and electrical sub-stations connecting large-scale electricity generation facilities to the Victorian energy network.