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Monthly Archives - June 2019

Family Law Cross Border

Cross Border Family Law Disputes

Family Law Disputes That Stretch Across Borders Can Be Complicated - What Can You Do About It? The multi-national makeup of Australia is creating a need for access to experienced legal advice covering a range of jurisdictions.  Whether it is a dispute over; child custody, enforcement of child support payments cross-border, or resolution of property settlements that include assets in locations other than Australia, we can...

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If you signed a Deed, is it always binding?

To Victims of Institutional Child Sexual Abuse: If you signed a Deed, is it always binding? Not always. We are repeatedly hearing stories of victims of childhood institutional abuse who over the years have received paltry payouts from their abusers after signing a Deed, declaring that they will no longer pursue the institution for further claims, and entering into a non-disclosure agreement. In many circumstances these...

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Whistleblower Laws - Koffels

Whistleblower New Laws 1 July 2019

Whistleblower New Laws - 1 July 2019 Whistleblower protection laws aim to encourage disclosures that are in the public interest. In response to increased public desire for companies to be more accountable for their activities, the Australian government has acted to widen the scope of the federal whistleblower protection laws. As a result, the whistleblowing scheme in Part 9.4AAA of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth)...

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Clergy Above The Law

Clergy is not Above the Law

The Clergy is not Above the Law: The Pope Introduces Mandatory Reporting for Allegations of Sexual Assault and Child Abuse In February 2019, Pope Francis announced that he would mandate the reporting of sexual assault and child abuse by the clergy and church officials.  Pope Francis released an Apostolic Letter which reads, “The crimes of sexual abuse offend Our Lord, cause physical, psychological and spiritual damage...

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