James talks to Beyond Billables about building a modern law firm that seeks to challenge and evolve traditional paradigms, through agility and innovation, and creating a healthy, happy and vibrant work environment. Listen to the podcast here…
As the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic causes health and social impacts on a previously almost unfathomable scale, for businesses too it is a bewildering and overwhelming time. The Emergency Guide addresses some key commercial legal issues for Australian businesses, with particular focus on NSW. We are progressively updating it in line with new laws and practices.
On 7 April 2020 National Cabinet announced a mandatory code for commercial leases of small and medium sized Australian business. As we predicted, in just over one month the Code has profoundly impacted retail, office and industrial leasing arrangements across Australia, with tens of thousands of SMEs re-negotiating their leases under these principles.
‘Neobanks’ are the next wave of 100% digital banks that are establishing a legitimate presence in the Australian banking market. With their lower operating costs, better return on savings and modern approach to customer services, Neobanks are widely expected to disrupt and transform the financial services industry in Australia.