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Recovering a debt with a Statutory Demand

A Statutory Demand is a means of recovering a debt owed by a company, provided under the Corporations Act 2001 (‘the Act’). If a company fails to comply with a Statutory Demand, the Court will presume that the company is insolvent. The Act states that the Statutory...

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VCAT Amendment Act 2014

The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal Act has been recently amended and has now come into effect. Significant changes in particular are made with respect to the role of expert witnesses in VCAT matters. The VCAT Amendment Act introduces a number of reforms...

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Company Directors and Officers Duties

Once again, the duties of executive and non-executive directors pursuant to the Corporations Act 2001 has come into question. ASIC v Healey & Ors (2011) FCA717 (better known as the "Centro Case"). Readers interested in the responsibilities of directors generally ought...

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Mediation Services

Agreement is the best way Mediation is a process and set of principles designed to manage and resolve disputes between parties. Mediation is proving a more efficient method of dispute resolution than other processes and can help preserve relationships through the...

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