Commercial Law

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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3 Hot tips on Charging Clause in Personal guarantees for directors

By NB Lawyers | January 6, 2021 |

Personal or director guarantees are commonplace in many commercial contracts. Common transactions that will generally require a personal guarantee include: any business purchase; commercial leases; loans; or trading terms and credit applications. In such instances the personal guarantee will generally be from one or all the directors of the company. What is a Charging Clause?…

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New Year Ready or not.. for Insolvency Reform and Debt Recovery?

By NB Lawyers | December 22, 2020 |

Due to the unprecedented impacts of COVID-19, 2020 has seen an array of legislative interventions to protect businesses to trade through the crisis. One of the more significant changes was the extension of the time frame for companies to respond to their creditor’s statutory demands. Statutory Demands Breakdown In ‘normal’ times a creditor’s statutory demand…

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