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A busy week for wage theft: record penalties imposed and two class actions launched

Yesterday, the Federal Court imposed record penalties of $891,000 against the operators of three Hero Sushi takeaway outlets for underpaying workers and providing false records to the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO). The decision follows t...

Published by McCabes News
19 May, 2020
Building and Construction

Start-up small. Think BIG

To paraphrase Miguel de Cervantes - the start-up that is prepared has its battle half fought. It may seem like a hassle (and, depending on who you are working with, it may not feel like you need to), but giving early consideration to the structure, ...

Published by McCabes News
4 July, 2017
Building and Construction

Balancing litigation risk with business opportunities

Businesses of all sizes have a litigation risk. Whether you’re a small business owner or a director of a publicly listed company, there are many aspects of being an owner/manager which may result in a potential exposure to litigation. When litigatio...

Published by McCabes News
19 April, 2016
Building and Construction

Compelling a Trustee to make Distribution – Saunders v Vautier

Beck v Henley & Anor [2014] NSWCA 201   Background Tami and Ami were residuary beneficiaries of a testamentary trust which owned 50% of the voting shares in a proprietary company. The trust was established to "sell call in collect ...

Published by Andrew Lacey
25 March, 2015

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