BLB News

The King is Dead - Long Live the Director: Succession Planning for Private Companies

01/06/2020

For those wanting to ensure that a particular family member becomes the director of a family company when the current director passes, it's a minefield - Peter Townsend explains.

Can a company execute a document electronically under the Corporations Act?

01/06/2020

Electronic execution of documents is bedevilling lawyers across the country because of the complex interweaving of various statutes and the common law - Elizabeth Wang looks at the situation.

Is your SMSF the next Donald Trump?

01/06/2020

The current U.S. President used to be a property developer. Many SMSFs want to follow in his footsteps. Unfortunately they're a lot more hamstrung in doing so than he was. Jeff Song elaborates.

How to Properly Document SMSF COVID-19 Rent Relief

01/06/2020

When an SMSF and its tenant have agreed to reduce the rent, how should the SMSF properly implement and document the rent relief? Jonathan See considers the issues.

All Landmark Cases Ain't Landmark: the Marsella Case Revisited

01/06/2020

With the demand for content in the Information Age there is often such an eagerness to interpret court judgments and their breadth of possible implications that there is a risk of hyperbole in excited comments on what is an otherwise context-specific application of legal principle. Jim Townsend explains.