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Update your Wills and Powers of Attorney now – New Victorian regulations allow electronic signatures and witnessing of documents by audio-visual link

On 12 May 2020, the Victorian Government enacted the COVID–19 Omnibus (Emergency Measures) (Electronic Signing and Witnessing) Regulations 2020 (“Regulations”) to facilitate the execution of certain documents electronically, and to allow the witnessing of the signing...
Rebate Statements

Rebate statements: Agent’s commission at risk!

PUBLICATIONS Rebate statements: Agent's commission at risk!18TH OF OCTOBER 2019In an important update for estate agents, on 19 April 2018, in Advisory Services Pty Ltd (t/a Ray White St Albans) v Augustin & Anor [2018] VSCA 95, the Supreme Court of Victoria (Court of...
Revocation Orders

Revocation orders made under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (Cth)

PUBLICATIONS Revocation orders made under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (Cth)15TH OF OCTOBER 2019A restraining order1, which has been made under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (Cth) (“POCA”), prohibits the disposal of, or dealing with, property that is the subject of...

Restraining orders made under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (Cth)

PUBLICATIONS Restraining orders made under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (Cth)7TH OF JUNE 2018The Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (Cth) (“POCA”) is complex legislation and is often described by judges as draconian. Its principal objects are designed to deprive persons of...