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I have received a statutory demand – now what? How to defend a statutory demand issued to your company

A Statutory Demand is a demand made in the prescribed form by a creditor to a company pursuant to section 459E of the Corporations Act which demands payment of a debt within 21 days. A failure to comply with a Statutory Demand, creates a rebuttable presumption of insolvency pursuant to section 459C of the Corporations Act, which then allows for a creditor to apply to wind up the company.

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What to do if my client is being sued interstate? Stay cool – a lawyer’s guide to interstate stays of proceedings

A stay of proceedings is a legal term that refers to a halt or suspension of a court case. A stay of proceedings can be temporary, or in some cases, permanent, depending on the circumstances of your client’s case. It essentially puts the case on hold, effectively delaying any further legal proceedings under the stay is lifted.

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Buyers warn of sunset clause after three-year delay

Home buyers who had their contracts cancelled after close to three years of delays at a Kurralta Park townhouse development have taken up their fight in court, and are warning others of the rising risk of so­called ‘sunset clauses’. 

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Are you advertising your business legally?

Advertising is an important aspect of any business, but it’s crucial to ensure that advertisements comply with the laws and regulations set forth by the Australian government. Failing to do so could result in serious legal consequences, including fines and damage to a company’s reputation.

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Are you confident that your business contracts are legally binding?

Business contracts are a crucial part of any commercial relationship. They establish the terms and conditions of an agreement and help to mitigate potential risks and misunderstandings between parties. However, it is important to ensure that your business contracts are legally binding to avoid any legal issues in the future.

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