Do You Need a Pre-Nup?

In Australia, ‘pre-nuptial agreements’ are a type of Binding Financial Agreement (or ‘ BFA’).   BFAs can be made before, during or after a marriage or de facto relationship.  The type of BFA we address in this article is the type made before entering into a marriage or de facto relationship. What is a Binding Financial …

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IR Global Australasian Regional Meeting Held in Sydney

Daniel Baldovin, of Chapman Eastway Chartered Accountants offered their central Sydney premises for the meeting of 15 attendees, including 2 IR Global members from New Zealand.  Chapman Eastway Partner, Sean Cortis, welcomed the group, and gave a brief profile of their firm. The group represented a broad range of services including; legal, accounting and IP, …

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the Minimising Corporate Liability: Advice from Outside Counsel publication we have created in conjunction with the ACC

Top three things to consider in Australia with regard to director liabilities / reporting to the board? 01. In Australia, there are separate jurisdictions for each state and territory, as well as the commonwealth jurisdictions which govern the whole of Australia. It is important for individuals or companies to understand that law and regulations may …

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DIGITAL CURRENCY EXCHANGE PROVIDERS –YOU WILL NEED TO BE REGISTERED FROM APRIL 2018!

IMPORTANT COMPLIANCE WARNING: Australia is introducing new amendments to the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Amendment Act 2017 to regulate digital currency providers in Australia and the new laws are expected to be in effect from 1 April 2018. These amendments would introduce the Australian Government’s new measures to regulate digital currency exchange providers in Australia.  These …

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Australia recognises same-sex divorce; as well as same-sex marriage

“Same-sex marriage in Australia, also now recognises same-sex divorce.  If you previously married in another jurisdiction you can now have recognition of, or file for divorce in Australia.  With an extensive global network, Koffels Solicitors & Barristers, Sydney,  can assist with both your family law concerns, and any cross-border property settlement if required.  We are …

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