Fiduciary Obligations: The Responsibilities And Duties Of Directors

Directors of companies large and small need to be aware of their fiduciary obligations and duties owed to a company as directors. The Corporations Act 2001 sets out four main duties owed by directors: To act with care and diligence: Section 180 of the Corporations Act...

Remedies For Shareholders Who Believe They Are Being Treated Unfairly

We regularly see clients who are having trouble getting on with co-owners of the company they are invested in, whether their involvement be as co-directors or just shareholders. In some cases, it becomes apparent that the treatment of shareholders by the directors or...

Estate Planning and Asset Protection

In conversation with my clients about estate planning and asset protection, it would be no surprise to you that there are a number of frequently asked questions that most business owners ask. I thought I would run you through some of these and the key aspects of the...

Dividing Marital Assets in a Divorce – How it works

DIVIDING MARITAL ASSETS IN A DIVORCE – HOW IT WORKS Couples who have been in a genuine de facto relationship for at least 2 years, or couples who have been married, can apply to the Family Court or the Federal Circuit Court to have financial matters between them...

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