BLB News

TERMINATING YOUR FRANCHISE WITHOUT GOOD CAUSE

29/05/2009

What options are available to a franchisee who wants to get out of their franchise agreement?

DRAFT BILL FOR IMPROVING ACCOUNTABILITY ON “GOLDEN HANDSHAKE” TERMINATION PAYMENTS

29/05/2009

Are company executives paid too much? Hot on the heels of public outrage at termination payments being paid to executives at a time when their companies were performing so badly, the Minister for Superannuation and Corporate Law has released an Exposure Draft Bill.

SMSF GEARING - WHEN SHOULD YOU CONSIDER BORROWING THROUGH A SMSF?

29/05/2009

Since September 2007, there has been a lot of excitement about super funds being able to borrow through s67(4A) of the SIS Act to invest in broad range of investments inside a SMSF. For many SMSF owners this opened up a whole new way to invest in real property, shares and managed funds. We are often asked by our clients to explain how it works.

JOKES - ACCOUNTANTS

29/05/2009

We’ve all heard the thousands of lawyer jokes, but did you know there’s a healthy market in accountants jokes as well. Here’s a few to get you going:

COMPANY OFFICERS PERSONAL LIABILITY FOR FALSE OR MISLEADING STATEMENTS

29/04/2009

Company officers should be very diligent when approving press releases or other company representations in light of the very recent judgment against the James Hardie directors.