Commercial Law

The Name Game: Business, Company, Domain & Trademarks 

By NB Lawyers | February 3, 2022 |

Imagine spending thousands on signage, websites and emails to find out that you cannot use any of it? What about if someone decides to copy you? Is the business you have been building protected? Ensuring your ownership over your business name and brand is a simple process when starting a business. Taking these measures to…

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2021-2022 New Requirement For Australian Company Directors – Director Identification Number

By NB Lawyers | December 20, 2021 |

If you are a Director of a company, a registered Australian body, registered foreign company or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander corporation, you are now required to have a Director Identification Number (director ID). Key takeaway: Existing and prospective directors should consider applying for a director ID as soon as practical, to avoid inconvenience and…

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A Comprehensive Guide: Scaffolding Taxation in Employee Share Schemes

By NB Lawyers | August 18, 2021 |

Employee share schemes (ESS) are an incentive tool used by employers in Australia to –        attract and retain employees that provide value to their employer; whilst –        allowing the employee to be personally and financially invested in the employer’s business success. Where an employee receives shares from their employer at a discount, that discount amount…

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Due Diligence 101 – Before Buying an Australian Business

By NB Lawyers | June 21, 2021 |

A due diligence investigation is an important step when purchasing a business in Australia and is a key component to ensure a successful acquisition and handover. By completing an in-depth look at the running operations, buyers are more possible to determine the value, associated risks and ongoing potential of the business. Due Diligence Guide For…

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How to Set Up Business In Australia? 3 Hot Tips for International Business

By NB Lawyers | March 16, 2021 |

For foreign investors, there are various factors to consider before starting a foreign business in Australia. Depending on the operation and industry relevant for the business, these factors can also vary. Generally, starting a business in Australia for foreigners need to consider factors including business structure, human resources and taxation. Choose Business Structure and IP…

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