Government procurement is a big business in Australia and abroad. For many businesses, being successful in government tenders is a key part of their strategy.
March 2020 should have been a big month in Australian sports and events. The NRL and AFL seasons were due to begin, the Formula 1 Grand Prix returned to Melbourne, and a number of sports were to conduct their trials for the 2020 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games in Tokyo.
On 18 February 2020, significant changes to the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) came into effect to help combat the controversial and damaging practice of illegal phoenix activity.
Moulis Legal is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Brockett as associate director in the firm, based in our Brisbane office.
Following the implementation of the Safe Harbour protections introduced last September, new changes to the Corporations Act 2001 come into force on 1 July 2018, significantly limiting the ability of parties to rely on insolvency as a means to terminate a contract.
Raising capital and accessing affordable finance is a key issue facing start-ups in Australia. There are relatively few early stage venture capital firms and financial institutions are often unwilling to invest in speculative or innovative ideas.
Directors play a central role in the management of a company and are therefore pivotal to its growth and success. In addition to the day-to-day duties associated with operating and managing the business of a company, it is important that directors also understand the legal duties and obligations associated with their appointment.
Australian M&A activity has had a solid start in 2017, with Mergermarket reporting 107 deals amounting to $28.3bn in value in Q1, up more than 50% in value compared to the same period last year.