COVID-19 modifications relating to the execution of documents and the holding of meetings

In an attempt to facilitate the continuation of business during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Treasurer made a determination on the 5th of May 2020 which provides temporary modifications on how meetings are held and companies can execute documents. These modifications are made pursuant to the Corporations (Coronavirus Economic Response) Determination (No. 1) 2020 (the Determination) […]

NSW’s commercial tenancy laws: What you need to know

The Retail and Other Commercial Leases (COVID-19) Regulation 2020 (NSW) commenced on 24 April 2020 (Regulation). The Regulation is made under the Retail Leases Act 1994 (NSW) (Retail Act) and the Conveyancing Act 1919 (NSW) (Conveyancing Act). The purpose of the Regulation is to give effect to the leasing principles in the National Cabinet’s Mandatory […]

VIC’s commercial tenancy laws: What you need to know

The COVID-19 Omnibus (Emergency Measures) Act 2020 (VIC) (Act) which came into effect on 25 April 2020 allowed regulations to be made to temporarily amend certain Acts, including the Retail Leases Act 2003 (VIC) (Retail Act) for the purpose of responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. The COVID-19 Omnibus (Emergency Measures) (Commercial Leases and Licences) Regulations […]

Navigating Volatility Video Series – Employee Share Plans

Corporate partner, James Delesclefs discusses practical considerations of employee share plans in the current economic climate. For further information, click here to read a summary of the considerations. The information provided in this video is general information only, may not apply to your particular circumstances, and does not constitute legal advice.