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New Officer’s duty to avoid creditor-defeating property transfers

New Officer’s duty to avoid creditor-defeating property transfers

On 17 February 2020, the Treasury Laws Amendment (Combating Illegal Phoenixing) Bill 2019 received royal assent. The Bill amended the Corporations Act 2001 (Act) and Tax Administration Act 1953 to impose new duties and liabilities on officers. This alert focuses on...

2020 Post-Hayne reforms: are you prepared?

2020 Post-Hayne reforms: are you prepared?

February 2020 marks the one year anniversary of the publication of the Hayne Royal Commission’s final report on misconduct in the banking, superannuation and financial services industry (the Hayne Report). 2020 is also the year in which the Government has announced it...

Director’s Duties Update

Director’s Duties Update

2019 has been a watershed year for the law of corporate governance. The conclusion of the Hayne Royal Commission in February 2019 heralded the beginning of a swathe of wide-ranging changes affecting not only officers and directors in the financial services industry,...

Noosa Tri

Noosa Tri

As part of GRT Lawyers’ serious commitment to making a significant contribution to the Community through The GRT Foundation, on Sunday 3 November, 2019 a large portion of the GRT team competed or assisted in the Noosa Triathlon to raise money for Childs Play QLD a...