Holman Webb is pleased to announce that five of our lawyers have been recognised in the 2021 edition of Best Lawyers Australia.
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As a result of the current COVID-19 pandemic, many (if not most) employers have directed their employees to work from home. With this in mind, it is crucial for employers to understand that their overriding obligation to provide employees with a safe workplace has not changed.
In EPISODE 2 of Holman Webb's Legal Lockdown series, Chief Marketing and Corporate Relations Officer Adriana Giometti is joined by Tal Williams, Partner within the firm's Business, Corporate and Commercial team, to discuss a range of issues currently facing both commercial and residential tenants.
Whilst 2002 saw Australia become the first country to introduce legislation relating to civilian drone use, current strict drone regulations have caused commercial drone operations in Australia to lag behind those in other parts of the world.
Testamentary trusts are discretionary trusts established in Wills, that allow the trustees of each trust to decide, from time to time, which of the nominated beneficiaries (if any) may receive the benefit of the distributions from that trust for any given period. There are significant advantages in incorporating testamentary trusts in Wills.
The long awaited Treasury Laws Amendment (Combating Illegal Phoenixing) Bill 2019 was passed by Federal parliament on 5 February and received Royal Assent on 17 February 2020. The relevant provisions of the Phoenixing Bill commence as follows:
The reforms will give ASIC, liquidators and the ATO new powers to help deter and disrupt illegal phoenix activities, and prosecute culpable directors and associated persons.