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Articles and legal news from the Atkinson Vinden Team.

  • PPSR

    From our previous email alerts, you would be aware that the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth) (PPSA) commenced on 30 January 2012. Whilst topics relating to the PPSA and retention of title arrangements have been discussed in our previous email alerts, we now take this opportunity to advise you of the greater scope of...

    Commercial Law, General

  • Capital Gains Tax Roll-Over Relief in Family Law Matters

    Under the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997, Capital Gains Tax (CGT) roll over relief is available where an asset is transferred under a Court order under Part VIII of the Family Law Act or under a Financial Agreement that is binding under Part VIIIA of the Family Law Act.  This enables the parties to a relationship to...

    Family Law

  • HR Policies: Are Employers creating rods for their own backs?

    Most employers of any significant size will have workplace policies with which employees are expected to comply.  They often seek to regulate employee standards of conduct, disciplinary procedures, bullying and harassment procedures and other similar issues. Often, these are compiled in handbooks which are given to the employee at the commencement of their employment, along...

    Employment Law