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Nucleus – corporate law developments: Second tranche of draft FIRB reforms; ASIC Corporate Plan for 2020-24; High Court clarifies personal/carer's leave entitlements; and other corporate law developments
Insight 25 Sep 2020

Second tranche of draft FIRB reforms released; ASIC releases Corporate Plan for 2020-24; ASIC grants relief for escrow and non-promotional communications for IPOs and updates RG5 and RG254; High Court sides with employers and clarifies personal/carer's leave entitlements; ACCC releases ninth interim gas inquiry report; extension of temporary COVID-19 continuous disclosure and insolvency relief measures; ALRC reports on Australia's corporate criminal responsibility regime. ...

Government Seminar Series - key lessons for government contracting
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Covered in this webinar: The doctrine of frustration; Material adverse change clauses; and Force majeure and change in law clauses ...

Impacts of COVID-19 on super, funds and banking
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Webinar: Practical guide for AI: ethical, safe, lawful ...

Economic, social, legal, and regulatory implications of COVID-19
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Webinar: Economic, social, legal, and regulatory implications of COVID-19 ...

COVID-19 and impacts on fund managers and investors
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Webinar: Competition Law Fest 2020 ...

Exceptional events in 2020: Force majeure and managing the impact of pandemics and natural disasters on major projects
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Webinar: Exceptional events in 2020: Force majeure and managing the impact of pandemics and natural disasters on major projects ...

Signing documents in a pandemic: what to do when signatories are isolated or scattered
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Webinar: Signing documents in a pandemic: what to do when signatories are isolated or scattered. Diccon Loxton shares the latest legal requirements for signing documents remotely, including updates to various laws accelerated by COVID-19. He shares challenges faced by businesses who now need to witness signatures remotely and his practical tips. ...

COVID-19 ready reckoner
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As the expiration dates for the Government's responses to the COVID-19 pandemic loom, it is hard to know what protections and relaxations remain in place for companies and their directors. We summarise the current (as at the week commencing 14 September 2020) stimuli and moratoria implemented by the Federal Government. This accompanies our webinar: Restructuring and insolvency - preparing for, and going beyond, the insolvency cliff, held on 16 September 2020. ...

Changes to the JobKeeper scheme
Insight 18 Aug 2020

The JobKeeper scheme will be modified, and extended from 28 September 2020 until 30 March 2021. ...

Managing workers' safety concerns in the era of COVID-19
Insight 18 Aug 2020

Employers must take all steps reasonably practicable to eliminate or minimise the risk of COVID-19 exposure and provide a safe work environment. Employees can refuse to work if there is an immediate threat to their health and safety. ...

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