Newsletters for Clever Business Operators 2018-07-05T00:02:34+00:00

Newsletters for Clever Business Operators

JULY 2018
  • Welcome Fiona McLay and Pablo Wundheiler, Special Counsel
  • Rankin Law Update: Domain Corp Scammers Busted!
  • Rankin Law Update: Trading Goods from Overseas?
  • Rankin Event: Preventing Discrimination in Recruitment
  • Rankin Business Lawyers: B Corporation Best for the World 2018 Honoree

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JUNE 2018
  • Welcome Steve Gifford, Workplace Relations Practice Group Leader
  • Happy 4th Birthday!
  • In the spotlight: Joseph Carneli, Senior Associate
  • Announcement: Rankin drops the ‘& Co.’
  • Lawyers Weekly Article: Boutique reveals Brisbane expansion

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MAY 2018
  • Welcome Sarah Petrie, Secretary of State
  • It’s Time to Review Your Privacy Policy
  • Will Your ‘Zero-Tolerance Policy’ Withstand the Scrutiny of the Fair Work Commission?
  • Make the Difference
  • Lawyers Weekly Article: The New Law Firm Shunning Short-Term Fixes for Staff Engagement

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APRIL 2018
  • Who Owns the Business Name – A Lesson for Business
  • Software Developers Beware
  • Employer’s OH&S Duties To Employees Who Work From Home
  • Dr Melanie Tan, Lawyer and Medico-Legal Consultant

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MARCH 2018
  • Welcome Dr. Melanie Tan, Lawyer and Medico-Legal Consultant
  • Pheonix Companies
  • .au Domain Name Reforms Spell Trouble for Businesses
  • Oops, Wrong Recipient
  • Global Legal Hackathon 2018
  • International Women’s Day 2018: #PressforProgress

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FEBRUARY 2018
  • Uber’s Cover Up – A prime example of what not to do under the forthcoming ‘notifiable data breaches’ amendment
  • Employment Law Case Study: Underpayments
  • Tax and Cryptocurrencies
  • Rankin & Co. + B Corporation
  • Join Us: Executive Assistant / Paralegal Support Role, Sydney

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JANUARY 2018
  • It’s Time to Work on that Million-Dollar Idea! …Or at Least Protect it from Imitation.
  • Cofounder Agreements
  • Flexible Work Arrangements; Is it OK to Say No?
  • GENEROSITY, Our Credo for 2018

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DECEMBER 2017
  • Start Your Business on the Right Foot
  • Closing Your Company – Do It Properly
  • Penalties Issued for Deliberate Underpayment of Staff
  • Where You Stand with Online Purchases

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NOVEMBER 2017
  • Welcome Sofia Garcia Ladera, Consultant
  • Employers and Franchisors Beware – New Bill Strengthens Watchdog and Imposes Tougher Penalties for Breaches of Workplace Laws
  • Intellectual Property and Meta Tags; Three Lessons for Businesses
  • The Fair Work App

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OCTOBER 2017
  • Welcome Robert Patterson, Chief Operating Officer
  • Business Succession Planning
  • ID numbers for directors as Turnbull government cracks down on phoenix companies
  • Small Business Tax Concessions
  • Workplace Safety: Helpful Tips

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SEPTEMBER 2017
  • Welcome Holly Bailey, Executive Assistant
  • Shareholder Agreements
  • Personal Bankruptcy and Liquidation of a Company
  • New disciplinary options needed as Chevron unfairly sacks worker over racist slur
  • Historic photo signifies rise of women to the most powerful positions in law

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AUGUST 2017
  • Welcome Rachel Derrico, Senior Associate
  • Casual Conversion
  • Safe Harbour Provisions (also a par on new ipso facto provisions)
  • Rankin & Co. celebrates becoming a Certified B Corporation®

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JUNE 2017
  • First Formal Action Regarding Unfair Contract Terms
  • Underquoting Laws
  • Be Aware of Scams
  • Happy Birthday!

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MAY 2017
  • The importance of having a solicitor review your lease
  • ATO target high-risk small businesses
  • ‘State of Land’ Report Released
  • A Seth Godin quote to close…
APRIL 2017
  • Upcoming Super Reforms
  • ATO Debt will soon show on Credit Reports
  • Stamp duty abolished for first home buyers
  • Kicking Goals
MARCH 2017
  • Prickly Partners
  • Government Investigation into Superannuation Guarantee Compliance
  • Uber’s GST Fight with ATO over for now
  • ASIC’s Money Smart – ‘First Business’ Free App
FEBRUARY 2017
  • Workplace Laws: Underpayment of employees
  • ACCC Stats and News Report
  • PPSR Grace Period Ended
  • Exploit the Network
JANUARY 2017
  • Personal Guarantees: Only fools rush in!
  • What’s in a name: Domain name disputes
  • AFS licensing requirements for accountants who provide SMSF services
  • Tools of Titans

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DECEMBER 2016
  • New Chief Justice: Susan Kiefel
  • Contract Signing Technology
  • GST on Low Value Imported Goods
  • Common Unfair Contract Terms
  • And a Rankin & Co Xmas Message…(courtesy of Seth Godin)

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NOVEMBER 2016
  • Entrepreneurs’ Toolkit
  • Superannuation Reforms
  • The Importance of Cyber Security
  • Read This: 7 Insanely Powerful Lessons My Mentor Taught Me (Which I Didn’t Realize Until Later)

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OCTOBER 2016
  • Welcome: Ben Elbaum
  • Unfair Contract Terms
  • New Drone Laws
  • Random Piece of our History

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SEPTEMBER 2016
  • Unfair Contracts
  • Defamation Ruling on Facebook Post
  • Redundancy Calculations
  • Ways to get paid faster
  • And finally…
AUGUST 2016
  • Director Personal Liability for Employee Entitlements
  • Legalize Uber?
  • ANZ Bank Fees – High Court Ruling
  • Where do we come from?  Where are we going?
JULY 2016
  • Fairer VCAT Fees from 1 July 2016
  • ‘or’ means ‘or’ in 15 year determination
  • Snapchat Filters close to breaching copyright laws
  • Rankin & Co are PEXA Lawyers
JUNE 2016
  • Foreign Resident Capital Gains Withholding Payments
  • Increase In Minimum Wage
  • Faster, Better, Smarter!
MAY 2016
  • Budget 2016
  • Australian Consumer Law Applied to Foreign Company
  • Rankin & Co Website
  • We’re Hiring
  • Museum Dance Off