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A $2 million-dollar error: What SMSF professionals can learn from the auditor liability cases

In brief: The cases of Cam & Bear Pty Ltd v McGoldrick [2018] NSWCA 110 and Ryan Wealth Holdings Pty Ltd v Baumgartner [2018] NSWSC 1502 highlight SMSF audit risk and provide highly useful, transferable lessons for accountants and...
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Practical tips to deal with the recent defamation judgment in the High Court

Practical tips to deal with the recent defamation judgment in the High Court

n a recent case the majority of the High Court held that news outlets can be considered publishers of comments posted by third parties (members of the public) and under articles on the news site’s Facebook page for the purpose...
21 September, 2021
Valuer and Retail Leases Update: Another Valuation set aside

Valuer and Retail Leases Update: Another Valuation set aside

In the decision of Steambrook Pty Ltd v Boulton (Building and Property) [2021] VCAT 996, the rental determination issued on 2 July 2020 was set aside for not complying with section 37 of the Retail Leases Act 2003 (Vic). The...
21 September, 2021
7-Eleven franchisee successful in obtaining an injunction against the franchisor

7-Eleven franchisee successful in obtaining an injunction against the franchisor

In a recent Supreme Court of Victoria case, a 7-Eleven franchisee was successful in obtaining an injunction proceeding against the franchisor. The Defendant leased the property for a store in Heathmont for a period of 10 years with an option...
21 September, 2021