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COVID-19 Challenges: Strata buildings and body corporates

It is an uncertain time for everyone with the rapid increase of COVID-19 infections and government restrictions. To slow the spread of the virus, the protective measures may last up to six (6) months. There may also be further restrictions. Such measures have a momentous impact on those who live a strata complex. Due to… Read More

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COVID-19: Executing Contracts and Deeds. Are electronic signatures the new norm?

With increased safety precautions of social distancing and restricted business opening hours in place, many employees are working from home. One consequence is that many projects may stall if there is an inability to sign contracts that require renewal or documents to complete transactions. This raises the question of how company contracts can be signed… Read More

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COVID-19: Temporary Changes to Insolvency Laws

Businesses are facing major challenges amid COVID-19 pandemic leading to massive job cuts. In light of the challenges, the Australian Government has announced temporary changes to insolvency laws to help businesses and individuals manage current economic crisis. Companies: Insolvent trading Directors will be relieved of any personal liability from their duty to prevent insolvent trading… Read More

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Covid-19: Event Cancellations

In the age of COVID-19, the Australian government have implemented strict ‘social distancing rules’ to slow the spread of COVID-19. In addition to a 100-person limit on non-essential indoor gatherings, for gatherings less than 100 people there must be 4 square metres provided per person in an enclosed space. Due to the rapid increase of… Read More