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Planning to sell your café – get these 3 things sorted now

Business Sale Agreement. A Business Sale Agreement must clearly set out the legal conditions of the sale. It will be attractive to purchasers to see that your business model is easily transferable to a new owner under favourable legal conditions. It shows your café can continue running smoothly and profitably … Continue reading

Keep your business healthy this winter

It’s the simple things that keep us feeling well through winter – a daily walk in the sunshine, a bowl of slowly simmered chicken soup or a nightly ritual of peeling and sharing orange segments with our loved ones. And winter is so much more bearable when you take these … Continue reading

Buying an existing café? Let me help you make it happen!

I love helping clients realise their dream of owning a cafe. But, you need more than a love of food and coffee to run a successful cafe – it is a business governed by many different types of laws. Often the original plan is to start something from scratch but … Continue reading

Supplying goods overseas? Misleading and deceptive conduct, consumer guarantees and why you need to consider the ACL

Foreign corporations that supply goods, including computer software, to Australian Consumers online should be aware of the protections afforded to consumers under Australian Consumer Law. This case highlights that foreign corporations that operate online platforms for Australian consumers can be subject to Australian Consumer Law (ACL). The ACL provides automatic … Continue reading

Liquidators, unfair preference claims and extending time

The decision made in BKA Practice Co Pty Ltd allows liquidators to apply to the Court to rectify mistakes, even when the three-year limitation period set by the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) has passed. More precisely, the case extends the time within which voidable transaction proceedings can be brought under … Continue reading

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