Garland Waddington E-news
In Our latest issue, you can learn more about:
Providing for a severely disabled loved one after our death?
What is a Special Disability Trust?
Understandably, parents and family members who care for a severely disabled family member are seriously concerned as to how to best provide for the family member after their death.
Retail Leasing Disclosure Obligations
When leasing commercial property, it is important for tenants and landlords to understand the relationship they are entering into and their rights and obligations.
In Queensland, retail leases are regulated by the Retail Shop Leases Act 1994 (Qld) (‘the Act’).
Broadly, and subject to some exclusions, the Act applies to premises located in a retail shopping centre and / or premises that are used wholly or predominantly for conducting a retail business.
Special Seminars for those in need at Compass
Families of people with disability, especially parents, often ask ‘What will happen when I can no longer provide care?’
Garland Waddington recently teamed up with Bentleys Accountants and the Compass Institute to run a free seminar series for families of people with disability to talk about asset and estate planning, including the use of a Special Disability Trust (SDT).
Anti-Phoenixing Laws and Director Penalty Notices
Important Updates for Directors
Company directors should note new laws increasing their exposure to personal liability for certain debts and creating new criminal offences and civil penalties under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth).