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2014 In-House Newsletters

Dezember 2014

Elektronischer Grundstücksverkehr (electronic conveyancing)


Oktober 2014

Kann eine Stiftung „Discretionary Trust“ als Scheingeschäft angesehen werden?


Juli 2014



Mai 2014

Neuen Swimming Pool Regelungen


April 2014

Neues über das Schweiz-Australische Steuerverhältnis


Januar 2014

PPSA Update



2013 In-House Newsletters

Oktober 2013

Die neuesten Änderungen zum Subclass 457 Visum


September 2013

Neue Nationale Aufsichtsbehörde für Wohltätigkeitsorganisationen


Juli 2013

Der testamentarische Ermessenstrust und die Anhebung des Steuerfreibetrages


Mai 2013

Die Bedeutung der Nachlassplanung im Falle einer Trennung

Abschaffung der Stempelsteuer wieder verschoben


April 2013

Änderungen zu dem Privacy Act 1988 (Cth)


2012 In-House Newsletters

Dezember 2012

Gesetzesänderung zum Haftungssystem des Geschäftsführers


November 2012

Anzeige von Security Interests

Laura Bazouni


Juli 2012 - Sonderausgabe No. 2

Reform des Programms "Employer Sponsored Permanent Residency"


Juli 2012 - Sonderausgabe

Abschaffung der Stempelsteuer verschoben


Mai 2012

Weitgehende Abschaffung der Stempelsteuer in New South Wales

Richtige Bezeichnung von Vertragsparteien


Februar 2012 - Sonderausgabe

Verbrauchergewährleistungsrechte - Beschaffenheitsgarantie


Januar 2012

Die Tücken des modernen eingetragenen Vereins

Steuerrechtliche Überlegungen vor der Beantragung eines australischen Daueraufenthaltsvisums






2011 In-House Newsletters

Oktober 2011

Das neue Personal Property Securities Register und der Eigentumsvorbehalt


August 2011

Trainings-Voraussetzung Für Sponsoren Von Subclass 457 Visa


Juni 2011

Einführung neuer vorprozessualer Anforderungen in Zivilrechtsverfahren


Februar 2011

Sind Ihre Berater selbständige Unternehmer oder Arbeitnehmer?



2010 In-House Newsletters

December 2010

Weitere Änderungen im Insolvenzrecht

Neues Australisches Verbraucherrecht


November 2010

Änderungen zum Insolvenzrecht

Gewöhnlicher und betriebsüblicher Personalabbau

Unser neuer Mitarbeiter, Jacob Bozdas


August 2010

Das neue Partnerschaftsregister

Firmen Registrierung – Neues Ergänzendes nationales System

Neuerungen der Gesetzgebung rechtsfähiger Vereine


Juni 2010 - Sonderausgabe Nr. 2

Massiver Anstieg der Eintragungsgebühren ab dem 1. Juli 2010

Norbert Schweizer bekam deutschen Verdienstorden


Juni 2010 - Sonderausgabe

Die neue Gesetzgebung zu unbilligen Verträgen, sind Sie vorbereitet?schen GmbH-Recht


April 2010

Rechtsreform im deutschen GmbH-Recht

Ausländische Investitionen In Australien Nun Einfacher


Februar 2010 - Sonderausgabe

Fair Work Information Statement

Attachment:  Fair Work Information Statement


Januar 2010

Änderungen hinsichtlich des Visa Programms 457


2009 In-House Newsletters

Oktober 2009 - Eigentumsvorbehaltsklauseln

Entwurf, Einbeziehung und Erkennung


Juni 2009 - Sonderausgabe

Das neue Nachlassgesetz


März 2009

Eigentumsvorbehaltsklauseln und ihre Behandlung durch die australischen Gerichte

Neue Fälle, die sich mit Kreditbriefen beschäftigen: Lehren für Importeure



2008 In-House Newsletters

Dezember 2008

Stempelsteueränderungen nach dem jüngsten NSW Mini-Haushalt


Oktober 2008

Können Arbeitsverträge Abwerber fernhalten?


Juli/August 2008

Trägt die Unterlegene Partei Immer die Kosten des Verfahrens?
Klagen auf Zuwendungen aus dem Nachlass


Mai 2008



Februar 2008


Abschaffung der Hypothekensteuer in NSW


Januar 2008 - Sonderausgabe

Stempelsteuer (sog. Stamp Duty) für gewerbliche Miet- und Pachtverträge ab dem 1. Januar 2008 abgeschafft

2010 Law Society of New South Wales Newsletters

In Touch with the Law - No. 2, 2010

Information Champion - Major reform of freedom of information laws
Illegal Downloads - Internet service provider not held responsible
Estate Executors - Know your tax obligations
Voting Rights for Vision Impaired - Secret voting a right
Register Trust Deeds - Stamp duty costs if the deed is lost
Builder's Payments - Residential restriction on security of payment law

Tender Bids - When price can change after closing date
Resale Royalties - Sellers - and buyers - of art works may have to pay
Third Party Liability - A ‘reasonable response’ to risk of criminal act
Mortgage Trap - Stamp duty payable on vendor finance

©  Law Society of New South Wales, In Touch with the Law - No 2, 2010


In Touch with the Law - No. 1, 2010

Surviving a Statutory Demand - How to have one set aside
False Advertising - Court remedies can be inventive
Employment Contract - It may outlast the relationship
Resting a Liquidator's Claims - How to hang on to payments made to you
Franchises - Breaking the rules but not the agreement

Confidentiality - Potential sub-contractor sues tenderer for breach
Legal action on Climate Change - Public authorities at risk of being sued
When the Tax Office wants a Cut - Housing a family member can come at a cost

©  Law Society of New South Wales, In Touch with the Law - No 1, 2010

2009 Law Society of New South Wales Newsletters

In Touch with the Law - No. 4, 2009

Discrimination on Facebook - Banning social networking sites on work may not protect employers
Internet Publication - It takes two to publish, and more can't be assumed
Photos as Evidence - How the courts interpret the picture
Travel Restrictions - When the tax office can stop you leaving the country
Online Help in Family Break-ups

Email Evidence and the Paperless Trail - Making a contract by email legal - Avoiding forgery
Visas - New emphases on refusals and cancellations on character grounds
Limitations on Redundancy - Changes to rules on unfair dismissal
End of Life - Enforcing your wishes with an advance care directive

©  Law Society of New South Wales, In Touch with the Law - No 4, 2009


In Touch with the Law - No. 3, 2009

Landholder Duty - Tax base expands
Family Care - More leave entitlements in new employment system
Law Reform - Less Australia/New Zealand legal divide
Seal the Deal - Signing contract documents legally in the e-age
De Facto Relationships - Am I entitled to a property settlement?
Super Funds - Maintaining a sole purpose

Class Actions - Things to know
Trusts - Blow the dust off that deed
Mark Up Full Price - New rules on advertising goods and services
Guarantees - Security for lenders
Works of Art - Not an artistic free-for-all

© Law Society of New South Wales, In Touch with the Law - No 3, 2009


In Touch with the Law - No. 2, 2009

Anti-Spam Law Ramped Up - Unsubscribe facilities do not infer consent
First Homeowner Grant - Penalties if you don't meet criteria
Document Recovery - Make it easy on yourself
Termination - Keen interest for employers to get it right
Tax - Longer to appeal
Managing Super Funds - Breach of rules can lead to imprisonment

Rich Cats - How to leave a legacy for your pet
Compulsorily Acquired Land - Claiming loss of profits
Redundancy - Tax concessions on payments
Professional Risk - Failure to warn

© Law Society of New South Wales, In Touch with the Law - No 2, 2009


In Touch with the Law - No. 1, 2009

Green Wash - ACCC targets misleading environmental claims
De Facto Breakups - News laws give partners financial parity with marriages
Homemade Wills - When the Judge decides
Land Tax - Where is the principal place of residence?
Fixtures - What can I take from my home?

Hard Times - Tax consequences
Online Contracts - When is a click signature binding?
Retail Leasing - Honesty in pre-lease claims vital
Tenders - Duty to treat all bidders fairly

© Law Society of New South Wales, In Touch with the Law - No 1, 2009

2008 Law Society of New South Wales Newsletters

In Touch with the Law - No. 4, 2008

Biobanking - Accommodating development and biodiversity
Computer Evidence - Risks in both deleting and uploading
Inventive - Keepings employees' good idea in-house
False Attacks - Beyond the defamation laws
Debt - Can I get a judgment set aside?
Offshore Schemes - Tax office attacks

Safety at Work - Hire companies' responsibility
Motor Accidents - More stringent procedures on claims
Shareholders - Defining rights and responsibilities
Dismissal - When is it not unfair?
Stamp Duty - No exemption on deferred transfer of assets

© Law Society of New South Wales, In Touch with the Law - No 4, 2008


In Touch with the Law - No. 3, 2008

Forfeited Deposits - Will you pay GST if the sale falls through?
Trusts - The tax sting in death benefits
Reputation - Can a company sue for defamation?
Predatory Workplaces - Damage control when key staff leave
Neighbours - What can I do about nuisance trees?
Capacity - Assessing decision-making ability

Wills and Super - Can you say who'll benefit after you're gone?
Forgery - Invalidating the security on a loan
Tenders - Are disclaimers effective?
Dispute Resolution - Should I go to court or mediate?

© Law Society of New South Wales, In Touch with the Law - No 3, 2008


In Touch with the Law - No. 2, 2008

Pre-Nup Ruled Invalid - Financial agreements under scrutiny
Wills - Who can inspect them?
Lifetime Care - No fault scheme for catastrophically injured
Tax Shelters - Primary production schemes not a haven
Moving in Early
- Occupying a home before you settle

GST Penalties Trap - Come clean on shortfalls, and promptly
Evidence Fails the Test - When a search warrant loses its power
Seeds of Conflict
- Potential problems with genetically modified crops
Family Law - No pressure to mediate with a violent partner

© Law Society of New South Wales, In Touch with the Law - No 2, 2008


In Touch with the Law - No. 1, 2008

Online Contracts - ebay Auction is binding
Culture of Copying - "Almost identical" design infringes copyright
Made in China - Getting what you paid for
Responsibility to Employers - Employment agency's duty of care
Internet Lawsuit - Blogging the enemy
Buying Assets - Structuring for capital gains tax

Foreign Land - Who will get your estate?
Let the Dogs In - Disability laws protects right to bring assistance animals
Liquidations - You can't hide the assets
Misleading the Customer - Online search engines taken to task
Self-Managed Super - By wary of financial pitfall

© Law Society of New South Wales, In Touch with the Law - No 1, 2008

2007 Law Society of New South Wales Newsletters

In Touch with the Law - No. 4, 2007

Buying a Property - Protect against new trap between exchange and completion
Discrimination - Laws apply to decisions made outside the country
Damages Claims - Limits on liability for injury
Psychiatric Illness - When is an employer negligent?
First Home Buyer Relief - Trustee parent seen as guardian

Long Service Leave - Federal agreement overrides state entitlement
Land Tax
- Avoid costly and complex disputes
Tree Trouble - New law lets you go to court
Contractors - Who is held liable when someone gets hurt?
Wills - When can I write my own?

© Law Society of New South Wales, In Touch with the Law - No 4, 2007


In Touch with the Law - No. 3, 2007

Directors' Liabilities - Each can be liable for totality of unpaid PAYG tax
First Home Buyer Relief - Trustee parent seen as guardian
Builders Not Paid - Can they claim your home as security?
Loss of Profits - Holding subcontractors responsible
Super's Magic Pudding - A plus for baby boomers
Workplace - Vicarious liability of employer extends to rape

Liquor Licence - Red light on applications that fail to disclose traffic offences
When a Sale is a Loan - Avoiding a taxable dividend
Disappointed Vendors - Two contractual options for claims
Separation - When the marriage is over but you can't afford to live apart

© Law Society of New South Wales, In Touch with the Law - No 3, 2007


In Touch with the Law - No. 2, 2007

Misleading Conduct - Employees found personally liable
Buying and Selling Property - Who bears the risk of damage?
Parenting Plans - New laws to share looking after children
Finance - Partners' bitter end if timing is wrong
Transition Over - Work Choices record-keeping to be enforced
Landlords - Are you covered for damage caused by subtenants?

Injured Employee - What penalties for an employer with no insurance?
Farm Debt - When is a rural property not a farm?
Latent Injuries - What is the timeframe to make a claim?
Compensation - Employment must "significantly" contribute to the disease

© Law Society of New South Wales, In Touch with the Law - No 2, 2007


In Touch with the Law - No. 1, 2007

Disability Trusts - Window of opportunity to convert existing trusts
Planning Ahead - Enduring guardians can help if you lose capacity
Victimisation - Health and safety watchdogs given protection
Tax Tips - Timing can save you money
Warning of Risk - Would you have acted differently?
Simplified Super - Broad changes established

Danger at Work - Directors' criminal liability for harm to employees
Bush Pressure - Complexity of land use and regulations
Financial Drought - Tax relief and tax danger in defaulting loans
Smoke Alarms - Warning notice required on contracts for sale of land

© Law Society of New South Wales, In Touch with the Law - No 1, 2007