July 2016

The New Associations Incorporation Act 2015 (WA) – Financial Reporting and Accountability
Sometimes Minesite Banter Isn’t a Joke – You Could Lose Your Job for It
Sale of Land Amendment Bill 2016
The Hidden Value of Written Facts in the Magistrates Court
Promised the Farm but No Succession Plan – What are my rights?
Disclosure Obligation and Consequences of Non-Disclosure

Welcome to the July edition of our monthly electronic newsletter.

This month we bring you articles on the Sale of Land Amendment Bill; Employment Law; succession planning; Local Government Law; Family Law and the fifth in a series of legal updates on the key features and reforms under the new Associations Incorporation Act 2015 (WA) which came into operation on 1 July 2016.

Also, just a reminder please to let us know if you are interested in attending the 4th ADVOC International Business Law conference from 15 – 16 August 2016 in Bali. It is not too late to register. For more information about the program go to iblc.lawandpractice.org  or email partner Tom Darbyshire on tdarbyshire@kottgunn.com.au

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The New Associations Incorporation Act 2015 (WA) – Financial Reporting and Accountability

Brenton Oakley
Consultant

Philip Mavor
Senior Associate

This is the fifth of a series of legal updates that Kott Gunning is producing throughout 2016 on the key features and reforms under the new Associations Incorporation Act 2015 …
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Sometimes Minesite Banter Isn’t a Joke – You Could Lose Your Job for It

The mine site is a forum where iconic Australian “banter” can be seen at its strongest, creating a myriad of situations where the “line” between a joke, discrimination and bullying …
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Sale of Land Amendment Bill 2016

David Miller
Consultant

Legislation has been introduced to the Western Australian Parliament to amend the Sale of Land Act 1970. The principal amendments are to Part III of the Act which is headed …
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The Hidden Value of Written Facts in the Magistrates Court

Anne Wood
Partner

The hidden value of providing written submissions to Magistrates during prosecutions has been highlighted in the recent case of Wildan Properties Pty Ltd -v- City of Bunbury [2016] WASC 188. …
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Promised the Farm but No Succession Plan – What are my rights?

Despite the abundance of professionals available to give advice on succession planning, in Western Australia it is still common to hear about a farmer’s son or daughter who have devoted …
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Disclosure Obligation and Consequences of Non-Disclosure

Loretta Carè
Partner

A common concern following the breakdown of a relationship is that the other party may be attempting to hide assets available for distribution or their earnings or income.  This is …
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