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Date Type Article
27/11/2017 Intellectual Property Who owns those Property For Sale photos?
8/11/2017 Intellectual Property Entrepreneur Grants: The Do's and Don'ts!
25/10/2017 Intellectual Property Exporting to the Asia-Pacific region? Trade mark protection just got easier
6/09/2017 Intellectual Property IP Head of Section Announced
10/08/2017 Intellectual Property We own our business data...right?
15/02/2016 Intellectual Property The final chapter in Dallas Buyers Club v iiNet
18/12/2015 Intellectual Property Is this the final twist in the tale of Dallas Buyers Club v iiNet?
14/12/2015 Intellectual Property The Grinch Who Stole Swiftmas?
2/10/2015 Intellectual Property Trade marks, colour schemes and distinctive shopfronts: are they protected?
14/09/2015 Intellectual Property All aboard the Hayne Plane!
13/07/2015 Intellectual Property IP Australia issues warning on unsolicited offers
24/06/2015 Intellectual Property Is your software licensing ready for potential disputes?
15/04/2015 Intellectual Property Dallas Buyers Club Decision Sends a Message, but will it byte!
24/09/2014 Intellectual Property Defamation and "He who must be Obeid"
15/04/2014 Intellectual Property Domain names are changing but why should I worry?
5/12/2013 Intellectual Property New Top Level Domain Names & Your Trade Mark
18/11/2013 Intellectual Property Louis Vuitton Trade Mark: Not Famous Enough!
16/09/2013 Intellectual Property Understanding design protection for your business
5/07/2013 Intellectual Property Masterchef vs Mr Whippy - the war of the highest profile
1/03/2009 Intellectual Property Two Men and a truck - A lesson in Trade Marks.
1/11/2008 Intellectual Property Selling .au Domain Names
1/06/2008 Intellectual Property Protect Your Confidential Business Information
1/10/2006 Intellectual Property CG Intellectual Property - October 2006 Bulletin
1/10/2006 Intellectual Property Business Law Seminar Series: Introduction To Intellectual Property
1/09/2006 Intellectual Property Business Law Seminar Series: Introduction To The Types of Intellectual Property
25/10/2017 Workplace Casual conversion mandatory in all modern awards
11/10/2017 Workplace Workplace comments: When shooting from the hip, hits your foot!
6/06/2017 Workplace Award Wages to Increase by 3.3% From 1 July 2017
17/05/2017 Workplace Government issues clear WH&S crackdown warning
3/05/2017 Workplace Accountants held liable for their client's underpayment of wages
20/04/2017 Workplace 457 Visa Changes: What we know so far...
27/03/2017 Workplace New rules proposed when working on Commonwealth funded projects
28/02/2017 Workplace Penalty Rates: The finer details...
23/02/2017 Workplace Sunday/Public Holiday Penalties Cut
22/02/2017 Workplace How long has it been? Too long?
10/02/2017 Workplace Trainees & Apprentices: Are you paying them enough?
9/12/2016 Workplace When Christmas parties go VERY wrong
5/12/2016 Workplace Senate inquiry investigating unpaid super
8/11/2016 Workplace Snapchat: How to lose your job in 10 seconds
4/10/2016 Workplace Injured while working from home: Who pays?
12/09/2016 Workplace High Court broadens hazardous manual handling obligations on employers
24/08/2016 Workplace Leave Entitlement Changes Arrive & Wage Payments Under Review
9/08/2016 Workplace FWO decision is a warning for HR advisers, managers & recruiters
21/06/2016 Workplace Harassment, bullying & discrimination: How can employers avoid liability from employees' inappropriate actions?
1/06/2016 Workplace Award wages to increase by 2.4%
26/05/2016 Workplace Change to cashing out of leave arrangements to impact all modern awards
18/05/2016 Workplace Reckless WH&S breaches could lead to prison
27/04/2016 Workplace Mahjong Club's Wrong Move on Employee Entitlements Costs $400k
9/03/2016 Workplace Accountants beware: Are you liable for your client's workplace breaches?
1/03/2016 Workplace Are your employee records up to scratch?
12/02/2016 Workplace Letting harassment complaints go unresolved could cost your business dearly
15/12/2015 Workplace Is your workplace prepared for the Australian summer?
10/12/2015 Workplace What can we learn from the ghosts of Christmas functions past?
30/11/2015 Workplace Advertising for Fit Models and Beer Maids - Maybe Rethink Your Approach
9/09/2015 Workplace Is workplace drug testing an invasion of privacy?
2/09/2015 Workplace Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal Order to impact retailers and businesses in the road transport industry
31/08/2015 Workplace Fair Work offers new pay calculator
27/07/2015 Workplace New Bill proposes reversing recent Qld workers' compensation changes
21/07/2015 Workplace Stiff penalty a warning on compliance for sponsored overseas employees
2/07/2015 Workplace How "trust & confidence" affect whether an unfairly dismissed employee must be reinstated
2/07/2015 Workplace Accruing annual leave while on workers' compensation
17/06/2015 Workplace 2015 Annual Wage Review – Minimum Wage Increase
3/06/2015 Workplace Udderly Tragic: A cautionary tale of cows and duty of care
21/05/2015 Workplace Are you performance managing or bullying?
13/04/2015 Workplace Workplace death statistics demonstrate need for more action on workplace safety
25/03/2015 Workplace Landmark SA Enterprise Agreement Removes Saturday Penalty Rates
16/03/2015 Workplace Employer successful in $600k claim against former employee
23/12/2014 Workplace Fair Work Commission Decision Released - 23 Dec 2014
22/09/2014 Workplace High Court Barker Decision - No implied mutual trust and confidence terms
10/09/2014 Workplace Confidentiality By Employees Assisting in Disciplinary Hearing
27/08/2014 Workplace Innovative Leadership Summit - Registration Offer
27/06/2014 Workplace Are your contractor arrangements a sham?
27/06/2014 Workplace Reminder: Super Rising From 1 July 2014
11/06/2014 Workplace Commission’s Anti-Bullying Jurisdiction - What have we learnt so far?
4/06/2014 Workplace Minimum Wage Decision Announced
10/02/2014 Workplace New National Heavy Vehicle Law Commences
3/12/2013 Workplace New bullying and roster rules commence 1 Jan 2014
17/10/2013 Workplace Workers Comp Changes Update - 17 Oct 2013
26/07/2013 Workplace New Financial Year - New Workplace Changes
28/06/2013 Workplace New Workplace Laws Passed
23/05/2013 Workplace Have you got a moment?
18/04/2013 Workplace First and Second Wave of Changes to the Fair Work System
3/12/2012 Workplace The Office Christmas Party - Protecting your staff and business
1/07/2012 Workplace Paid Parental Leave Scheme for Fathers and Partners from 1 January 2013
1/06/2012 Workplace National Minimum Wage Lifted By $17.10
1/05/2012 Workplace Company directors need to get 'hands on' to avoid Work Health & Safety Liability
1/03/2012 Workplace A review of Fair Work Australia's powers to intervene in bargaining disputes
1/03/2012 Workplace Employers Take Note: Legislative Overhaul in the Construction and Road Transport Industries
1/11/2011 Workplace The Perils of Informal Franchise Arrangements
1/08/2011 Workplace The New Work Health And Safety Act 2011 (QLD) – Employer’s Friend Or Foe?
1/07/2011 Workplace Critical Workplace Changes Apply From Today – 1 July
1/06/2011 Workplace Minimum Wage Decision: Less than 4 weeks for Implementation
1/05/2011 Workplace Recovering Business Debts With Creditor’s Statutory Demands
1/04/2011 Workplace Bullying in the Workplace
1/03/2011 Workplace Transitional Arrangements for Old State Awards & Adverse Action
2/11/2017 Litigation Dispute Resolution JJ Richards offers warning to others over unfair contract terms rules
13/10/2017 Litigation Dispute Resolution Shadow and De Facto Directors: When you’re a director and didn’t know it!
14/09/2017 Litigation Dispute Resolution Insolvent trading reform - smoother sailing for company directors
7/09/2017 Litigation Dispute Resolution Unfair preference payments: Returning money you're owed?
21/08/2017 Litigation Dispute Resolution New rules protect small business against unfair contracts
15/06/2017 Litigation Dispute Resolution Tenant breach notices: Are yours valid?
22/05/2017 Litigation Dispute Resolution He said, she said...what?!
6/03/2017 Litigation Dispute Resolution The (Unlawful) Art of Deception
12/09/2016 Litigation Dispute Resolution Uber legalised in Queensland
22/08/2016 Litigation Dispute Resolution Banker behaving badly
21/07/2016 Litigation Dispute Resolution Beware of Court & AFP Email Scam
15/07/2016 Litigation Dispute Resolution Ashes to Ashes: Whose dust?
9/06/2016 Litigation Dispute Resolution Uber arrives in Toowoomba - but is still navigating a legal minefield
21/04/2016 Litigation Dispute Resolution The unexpected consequences of changes to Australia Post delivery periods
22/01/2016 Litigation Dispute Resolution Online Comments: Dangers for individuals and business
18/01/2016 Litigation Dispute Resolution Wait, this isn't the signed copy of Castaway I ordered...
18/12/2015 Litigation Dispute Resolution Is this the final twist in the tale of Dallas Buyers Club v iiNet?
20/02/2015 Litigation Dispute Resolution Deed of settlement with creditor does not remove obligation to fellow guarantors
24/09/2014 Litigation Dispute Resolution Defamation and "He who must be Obeid"
27/08/2014 Litigation Dispute Resolution Innovative Leadership Summit - Registration Offer
24/03/2014 Litigation Dispute Resolution Construction & Resources Expert Welcomed to Clifford Gouldson
14/03/2014 Litigation Dispute Resolution Domestic Building Contracts – Understanding of Costs Critical
23/08/2013 Litigation Dispute Resolution No BCIPA Protection on Mining Sites
15/07/2013 Litigation Dispute Resolution First Major PPSA Decision
4/06/2013 Litigation Dispute Resolution Owed Money? 9 Things You Need to Know About Collecting Debts
2/04/2013 Litigation Dispute Resolution Commercial Arbitration: A viable option for business disputes
1/10/2012 Litigation Dispute Resolution Insolvency Register Saves Time and Costs
1/10/2011 Litigation Dispute Resolution Confidential Business Information: How Do I Protect It?
1/08/2011 Litigation Dispute Resolution Try to Reslove Before Going to Court
1/06/2011 Litigation Dispute Resolution Lessons In Litigation - Growing Pains
1/01/2011 Litigation Dispute Resolution Experience Equals Speed
6/10/2017 Business PPSR Case Study: ABN vs ACN
19/06/2017 Business New energy disclosures to apply from 1 July 2017
15/06/2017 Business Tenant breach notices: Are yours valid?
25/05/2017 Business Latest PPSA amendment commences
20/04/2017 Business PPSA changes to benefit hire industry
10/02/2017 Business Window on China Landline Special
28/11/2016 Business Retail Shop Lease Changes Start Today
30/09/2016 Business Retail shop lease changes apply from 25 November
25/07/2016 Business Broadened transfer duty exemption on rural land
17/05/2016 Business Changes to Retail Shop Leases Act passed
5/02/2016 Business Employee entitlements: How your business contracts may be impacted
8/12/2015 Business Retail Shop Leases Overhaul: Good news for you?
28/09/2015 Business Small Business Receives Unfair Contract Terms Protection
25/09/2015 Business PPSA Change Effective From 1 October
20/08/2015 Business 2015 Artist-in-Residence Announced
15/07/2015 Business Significant PPSA Amendment Passed
6/05/2015 Business PPSA: An overhaul is coming
22/04/2015 Business Electronic Signing - The future is NOT here!
30/03/2015 Business New Franchising Code of Conduct Commences
12/12/2014 Business Federal Govt Delay on PPSA Lease Amendment Continues
3/11/2014 Business 2nd Artist-in-Residence Underway
28/10/2014 Business Amanda Tolson welcomed as CGLaw director
27/08/2014 Business Innovative Leadership Summit - Registration Offer
19/08/2014 Business PPSR Failure May Cost $50 Million
17/07/2014 Business PPSA 'Motor Vehicle' Definition Changed
30/06/2014 Business CGLaw Hosts Obayashi Visit to Toowoomba
27/06/2014 Business Are your contractor arrangements a sham?
27/06/2014 Business Reminder: Super Rising From 1 July 2014
4/06/2014 Business Minimum Wage Decision Announced
21/05/2014 Business Equipment Hirers Must Read: Significant Changes to the PPSA
16/04/2014 Business PAMDA Overhaul Looms Closer
15/04/2014 Business Domain names are changing but why should I worry?
10/02/2014 Business New National Heavy Vehicle Law Commences
28/01/2014 Business Guides for Not-for-profit Board Members
24/01/2014 Business App launched for PPSR searching
9/12/2013 Business Why your business needs to get PPSA savvy before 30 Jan 2014
5/12/2013 Business New Top Level Domain Names & Your Trade Mark
18/11/2013 Business Louis Vuitton Trade Mark: Not Famous Enough!
18/10/2013 Business New Business? - 6 Legal Tips
24/09/2013 Business Commercial landlords - Are you complying with your obligations?
15/07/2013 Business First Major PPSA Decision
4/06/2013 Business Owed Money? 9 Things You Need to Know About Collecting Debts
4/03/2013 Business A Troubled Start - The Personal Properties Security Register 12 Months On
1/09/2012 Business The Australian Consumer Law - is your business compliant? - Part 1
1/09/2012 Business The Australian Consumer Law - is your business compliant? - Part 2
1/08/2012 Business Queensland's Workers Compensation Scheme Is Under Review
1/05/2012 Business Business Names - Finally a One Stop Shop
1/04/2012 Business Personal Properties Securities Register: An Update
1/01/2012 Business Are you or your business ready for the PPSA?
1/10/2011 Business Buying a Business? Critical Commercial & Workplace Considerations Part 1
1/10/2011 Business Buying a Business? Critical Commercial & Workplace Considerations Part 2
16/10/2017 Building and Construction Changes coming for building industry
5/09/2017 Building and Construction Ostwald Bros Enters Voluntary Administration
8/06/2017 Building and Construction Moving quickly to secure payment is critical
14/03/2017 Building and Construction Changes coming for building industry
10/02/2017 Building and Construction Trainees & Apprentices: Are you paying them enough?
13/12/2016 Building and Construction Reforms coming for Security of Payments Arrangements
23/11/2016 Building and Construction Unfair contract terms now protect small business
25/07/2016 Building and Construction Contracts for home building projects – do we really need them?
20/04/2016 Building and Construction TSRC, Nexus and You Seminar: Catch Up Video
16/02/2016 Building and Construction The Second Range Crossing, Nexus and You - Levelling the playing field
29/01/2016 Building and Construction Toowoomba Second Range Crossing EOIs Closing Soon
27/10/2015 Building and Construction Does your payment claim have to be accompanied by a statutory declaration?
6/10/2015 Building and Construction Foundations Data - Do I really need it pre-contract?
19/08/2015 Building and Construction Australian Building and Construction Commission Bill Fails in Senate
28/05/2015 Building and Construction A shift in liability for subcontractors
9/03/2015 Building and Construction Proposed Changes to General Conditions of Contract Released
14/01/2015 Building and Construction Build beyond scope at your peril
15/12/2014 Building and Construction Amendments to BCIPA Act Commence - 15 Dec 2014
11/08/2014 Building and Construction BCIPA Reform to Impact Construction Industry
9/07/2014 Building and Construction New QBCC Dispute Process Launches
30/06/2014 Building and Construction CGLaw Hosts Obayashi Visit to Toowoomba
30/05/2014 Building and Construction Building Contract Templates: Which Should I Use?
24/03/2014 Building and Construction Construction & Resources Expert Welcomed to Clifford Gouldson
14/03/2014 Building and Construction Domestic Building Contracts – Understanding of Costs Critical
4/02/2013 Building and Construction Up for discussion: the Building and Construction Industry Payments Act 2004
1/01/2012 Climate An Overview of the Carbon Farming Initiative
1/09/2011 Climate An Overview of the 'Clean Energy Legislative Package'
13/11/2017 Tax, Structures, & Planning New legislation bringing significant changes for retirement village rules
11/05/2017 Tax, Structures, & Planning What is "arm's length"? Inside Australia's biggest tax case
5/05/2017 Tax, Structures, & Planning The loan that wasn't...beware the sponging son
5/04/2017 Tax, Structures, & Planning $2500 Rural Succession Planning Grant Available Now
10/02/2017 Tax, Structures, & Planning Window on China Landline Special
18/11/2016 Tax, Structures, & Planning Timely reminder to be nice to your mum
1/11/2016 Tax, Structures, & Planning Will the superannuation transfer cap changes affect your plans?
25/10/2016 Tax, Structures, & Planning SuperStream: Final countdown for small business
24/08/2016 Tax, Structures, & Planning Non-concessional contribution balances portal available soon
26/04/2016 Tax, Structures, & Planning Would you take 13 years to bury a loved one?
8/02/2016 Tax, Structures, & Planning How saving a few dollars can cost your wife a house
29/10/2015 Tax, Structures, & Planning Binding nominations and your spendthrift children
22/10/2015 Tax, Structures, & Planning Is it now safe to exclude those ungrateful children from your will?
23/09/2015 Tax, Structures, & Planning Where is your superannuation headed?
30/06/2015 Tax, Structures, & Planning In Business? Inadequate Estate Planning? Time to take action!
15/06/2015 Tax, Structures, & Planning Government offers CGT free restructuring
4/05/2015 Tax, Structures, & Planning CGLaw Welcomes Estate Planning Lawyer Sheelagh Gray

LATEST NEWS/EVENTS

Who owns those Property For Sale photos? - 27/11/2017

Between the seller, agent and photographer the law around who actually owns photos commissioned for a property sale is not well understood. Agents and Real Estate Principals may be exposing themselves to copyright infringement liability or claims for compensation by photographers and/or home owners.... read on

Entrepreneur Grants: The Do's and Don'ts! - 8/11/2017

Looking for some help to grow your small business? Round two of the Small Business Entrepreneur Grants Program is now open for applications. If this is your first application for a government grant, you may not be aware of the compliance issues involved.... read on

JJ Richards offers warning to others over unfair contract terms rules - 2/11/2017

In a recent Federal Court decision, JJ Richards & Sons' (JJ Richards) standard contract with small businesses was found to be unfair under Australian Consumer Law.... read on

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