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What to do if you are injured in a motor vehicle accident

If you have been injured in a motor accident in New South Wales, you may be able to access benefits available under the compulsory third party scheme (CTP scheme).Compulsory third-party insurance (also known as ‘greenslip insurance’) is mandatory for all...

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Retail Leasing disclosure obligations

When leasing commercial property, it is important for tenants and landlords to understand the relationship they are entering and the rights and obligations they have.In New South Wales, retail leases are regulated by the Retail Leases Act 1994 (NSW) (the...

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Debt collection basics for business

If you are owed money for goods or services, the first step in attempting to recover it is generally to send a letter of demand to the other party setting out the amount of money outstanding, and giving them a defined time within which to settle the matter...

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Business Structures: Partnerships – the pros and cons

When commencing a business venture, it is necessary to consider the most appropriate type of business structure to put in place. In Australia, there are 4 common business structures – sole trader, partnership, trust and company. Different business...

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Accessing digital assets – estate planning essentials

The recent death (or purported death) of Gerald Cotton, former Chief Executive Officer of Canadian cryptocurrency exchange company, Quadriga CX, emphasises the importance of planning your electronic after-life.Mr Cotton’s death in India at the age of 30,...

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Tips for dealing with an insurance investigator

 Why do insurance companies use Investigators? If you hadn’t considered this before you can now probably guess this answer.Private investigators are supposed to be unbiased fact gatherers and are not to ignore any evidence discovered. They should only be...

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A Guide to Shareholder Agreements

A company constitution is usually drafted in a standard format and does not provide protection for shareholders in the event of a dispute between them or where issues arise not covered by the constitution.A shareholder agreement, which properly outlines...

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Does your superannuation policy cover you for disability?

Many of us are guilty of not reading the clauses in our superannuation fund documents and are just content to let our employer make fortnightly contributions and hope that we have enough money put away to retire on if the time ever arrives. However, in...

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