Unfair Contract Terms

Servcorp slapped with ACCC action over unfair small business contract terms The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) watchdog instituted proceedings on 15 September 2017 against Servcorp and two of its subsidiaries over alleged unfair terms, including automatically renewing contracts and allowing Servcorp to unilaterally increase the contract price after renewal and without prior notice. Unfair contract terms A term of…

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Unfair contract terms law reform – recent changes to Australian Consumer Law

Unfair contract terms law reform – recent changes to Australian Consumer Law Pre-amendments to ACL Post-amendments to ACL Previously, Australian Consumer Law was limited to governing contracts with individual consumers and not contracts between companies. A term can be declared as void if the term is ‘unfair’ and the contract is a ‘standard form contract’.…

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Need a Confidentiality Agreement in Brisbane?

Do you require a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) or Confidentiality Agreement in Brisbane for one of your business commercial dealings? Are you trying to protect the secrecy of your business’ valuable intellectual property (IP)? Boss Lawyers is a leading law firm with specialist lawyers to help Australian business owners obtain timely and concise legal work. Businesses…

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Australian Institute of Credit Management – 2017 Credit Symposium for Credit Managers

The Problem Credit Professionals are required to remain informed and updated regarding legislative changes, developments in the law and changes to the financial arrangements, which can ultimately improve cash flow and mitigate the risk of not being paid. Recognising problems and opportunities and efficiently utilising legal and commercial solutions will provide assistance to meet your…

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