Cyber Crimes amid COVID-19 It is important that businesses understand their exposure to the risks of cyber-attacks. Awareness is the first step towards decreasing and responding to the increasingly complex nature of cyber-crime. Today the most prevalent forms of cybersecurity incidents are a product of social engineering, with the majority of incidents resulting from a…

Tenants and COVID19 New temporary laws are in place to support Victorian tenants and landlords during this pandemic, under the Residential Tenancies Act 1997 and the COVID-19 Omnibus (Emergency Measures) Act 2020. These new laws apply on residential properties for six months from 29 March 2020. In summary form, the laws provide: Moratorium on evictions…

Cooling off rights in residential contracts Consider this, every Saturday morning you wake up early at 7am, get dressed and leave your kids with the babysitter, while you and your wife begin the search for your perfect home. Finally, you have found that perfect house in a quite court where you will spend the weekend…

Finalising the division of assets Separation is a difficult time for everyone. You will need to make some decisions about what happens to your assets for example, the family home, investment properties, businesses, even pets. What are the enforceable options available to me? There are essentially three avenues: Binding Financial AgreementsConsent OrdersCourt Application We strongly…

Understanding Time Limitation Periods in Equity Statutory periods of time limitation specifically state how long a party has to bring a claim for breach. Most legal claims become statutory barred after six years. However, in cases of equitable claims there are no stipulated limitation periods. Therefore, the statutory time limitation by analogy applies. Courts will…

Who do you trust to look after your interests? It is crucial to have power of attorneys in place. We often underestimate the value of these, but it takes a second for life to turn around. Unfortunately, the probability of meeting a car accident is quite high and that one car accident can result in…

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