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Unsent text – but message received loud and clear

There has been much media attention given to the Supreme Court of Queensland decision[1] regarding an unsent text message being held to be a valid will. The deceased had tragically taken his own life late last year. He was survived…

The Changing Face of Abuse

As a result of a recent public awareness campaign, you may have noticed lately the term ‘elder abuse’ being thrown around on TV or the radio. This term was thrust into the spotlight as a result of the ‘Not Now…

Real Estate Liable for Misrepresentations to Purchaser

In the case of Makings Custodian Pty Ltd & Anor v CBRE (C) Pty Ltd & Ors [2017] QSC 80, the Supreme Court of Brisbane was tasked with determining whether a leading Gold Coast commercial real estate agent engaged in…

Corporations Act Insolvency Reform – Safe Harbour Amendments Receive Royal Assent

On 18 September the Treasury Laws Amendment (2017 Enterprise Incentives No. 2) Act 2017 received Royal Assent.  As part of the amendments introduced by this legislation the Corporations Act has been amended to create a safe harbour defence for directors…