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2023
18
Dec

Key employment changes as we close out 2023

By: Sabrina Austin

Timeline of changes to employment laws There have been a number of new employment laws come into effect this year,…

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18
Dec

Mahoneys supports the medical industry

By: Mahoneys

This year Mahoneys had the privilege of supporting the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) and The Professional Medical Practice…

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13
Dec

Mahoneys acts on renewable energy projects

By: Mahoneys

Renewable energy is set to play an increasingly pivotal role in Australia’s energy mix, with governments and the private sector…

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31
Jul

Optimising a physician’s financial affairs when transitioning into retirement

By: Mahoneys

Mahoneys’ Partner Antony Harrison recently joined Angela Jeffrey, Scott Montefiore (William Buck) and Chris Mariani (Medical and General Risk Solutions),…

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19
May

Starting a private medical practice

By: Mahoneys

Earlier this week Mahoneys Partner Antony Harrison joined Angela Jeffrey, Scott Montefiore and Eric Flammang (William Buck) and a room…

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27
Feb

Mahoneys closes $10m capital raise for tech start-up

By: Mahoneys

Mahoneys recently assisted a technology start-up raise $10M in capital from local investors. This capital raise reflects the confidence in…

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21
Feb

Mahoneys advises on >100m acquisition of tech business

By: Mahoneys

Mahoneys recently advised a significant shareholder of a Queensland-based technology company on their $100m plus acquisition by a listed international…

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2022
06
Oct

Buying into a dental practice

By: Mahoneys

Mahoneys’ Partner Antony Harrison  recently joined Angela Jeffrey (William Buck) and Colin Taylor (BOQ Specialist) to provide Australian Dental Association…

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06
Oct

Deadline for obtaining a Director Identification Number

By: Mahoneys

In June 2020 the Federal Government passed new laws requiring every director obtain a Director Identification Number (or DIN). This…

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03
Aug

Individuals signing deeds electronically – in which states?

By: Sabrina Austin

During the peak of COVID, most states and territories implemented temporary legislation allowing individuals to sign documents electronically. Since the…

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22
Mar

Contractor or employee? Your contract should spell it out

By: Sabrina Austin

Background In February this year, the High Court handed down two significant rulings in relation to both contractors and employees.…

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21
Mar

Mandatory Director Identification Number – approaching deadlines

By: Nicola Whalley

If you are a company director, or thinking of becoming one, you must now obtain a director identification number (or DIN). The…

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08
Mar

Virtual meetings and electronic execution now permanent

By: Sabrina Austin

Back in August 2021, Mahoneys brought you an article on the impending amendments to the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (Act),[1]which…

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2020
04
Nov

A duty exemption for small business restructures – at last!

By: Antony Harrison

Initially published 4 November 2020. Updated following OSR expansion issued on 21 July 2021. One of the biggest problems with…

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2018
18
Dec

Implications for business when Australia implements APEC’s Cross Border Privacy Rules System next year

By: Rhys Williamson

After consultation with business and stakeholders, the Australian Government recently applied to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation economic forum (APEC) to…

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22
Nov

Unpacking recent changes to Australia’s IP legislation

By: Rhys Williamson

Recent changes to Australia’s intellectual property legislation reflect some of the recommendations made by the Productivity Commission in 2016. This…

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26
Jul

Franchise agreements, trade marks and Australian consumer law

By: Mahoneys

A franchise is a business arrangement that allows a person to operate under the name of an already established business.…

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2016
29
Sep

Unfair contract terms outlawed when dealing with small business

By: Mahoneys

On Saturday 12 November 2016, a new law will come into effect. One that prohibits unfair contract terms in standard…

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