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Export Market Development Grants scheme

During these difficult times, when market confidence is at a low, access to government grants can give Australian businesses a much needed cash injection.

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COVID-19: is it a force majeure event?

Considering whether force majeure will apply to contractual arrangements affect by the COVID-19 pandemic, and if so, what are the practical next steps.

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Counting the cost of outsourcing (part 3)

Welcome to the third of a 3-part series on the risks associated with offshoring arrangements. Job losses may occur when organisations offshore office functions...

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Guarantees can be risky business

As the great George Costanza said on a classic episode of ‘Seinfeld’ ‘everybody knows you’ve got to keep your worlds apart’. But, worlds can collide f...

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The fine print*

We’ve seen advertisements on the backs of buses quoting a seemingly great price for a product or service. We’ve also spotted businesses burying questionable...

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Handshake agreements?

We all love a handshake agreement. Sometimes, even a hug. But, dependable relationships can become a source of constant headaches and nuisance when things turn...

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Does early termination catch the penal worm?

Most of us have tried to worm our way out of a phone contract in pursuit of the latest iPhone – only to find ourselves paying off an expensive 24-month fixed...

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Winners are grinners

Competitions, lotteries, sweepstakes and other trade promotions are winners for generating hype and promoting an organisation’s brand. Who doesn’t love ‘f...

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You’ve been served. Or have you?

It is a rite of passage for many students to leave submission of an important assignment to the last minute. For some, this habit continues later in life. One example is the delivery of notices under contracts. Contractual provisions commonly require certain notices to be served by a particular date to be effective. For whatever reason, parties often wait until…

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PRIVATE – keep out!

It is easy to forget the little things when you delegate your responsibilities, especially if your delegates are the ‘experts’. However, some seemingly ‘s ...

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