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Negotiating tech contracts into a well-oiled machine: Part 3.

It is 2 months into your IT project and it is not going well. What do you do? In this final instalment of our blog series on negotiating IT services agreements, we look at key provisions on defaults and disputes. On a slippery road, some wheels...

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More changes for landlords and tenants under the new Retail Leases Amendment Act.

The Retail Leases Act (Vic) 2003 (Act) has been the governing legislation for many retail and commercial leases for over 15 years. But 2020 is a year of change. On 15 September 2020, the Victorian Government passed the Retail Leases...

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Negotiating tech contracts into a well-oiled machine: Part 2.

In part 1 of our series on negotiating IT services agreement, we focussed on the importance of clearly defining the parties’ primary responsibilities in IT projects. In part 2, we now focus on other key pitfalls that may ‘make or break’ your IT project.

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Powers for determining rent relief disputes expanded.

As contemplated in our previous blog, on 3 September 2020, the Victorian Government has now introduced COVID-19 Commercial and Residential Tenancies Legislation Amendment (Extension) Bill 2020 (Bill) into the Legislative Assembly.

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Negotiating tech contracts into a well-oiled machine: Part 1.

In part 1 of our series, we focus on the importance of clearly defining the parties’ primary responsibilities in every IT project. A well drafted IT services agreement will accurately define the scope of services. Fine tuning of the following key...

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Avoid paying more to protect your trade mark.

IP Australia is increasing its filing fees for applications to register trade marks. The changes commence on 1 October 2020. How will this affect me? If you are planning to file an application to register a trade mark without using IP Australia's approved...

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