Archives for March 2014

Transfer Duty in business acquisitions

In commercial transactions transfer duty or stamp duty is often overlooked – however, it remains an important consideration.  Businesses should ensure they have taken the costs of stamp duty into account when making an acquisition.

Transfer duty can apply to the acquisition of property, transfer of title or to existing rights.  This article explores the application of stamp duty in business acquisitions.

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Changes to the Privacy Act commence today!

What are the changes?

The Federal Government’s changes to the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (Privacy Act) commence today.   These amendments include the introduction of thirteen (13) new Australian Privacy Principles (APPs).  See the APPs here. [Read more…]

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