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302, 2021

Decarbonisation in 2021

By |February 3rd, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Decarbonisation in 2021

The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) has been planning Sulphur Oxide emissions cuts for a decade, and it came to force in January 2020. Builders and owners are slowly inching moving towards alternative fuels altogether. Pierre-Etienne [...]

102, 2021

ASIC Cyber Security Proceedings Initiated

By |February 1st, 2021|Categories: Business Advice, Compliance, Corporate Advisory, Data Protection|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on ASIC Cyber Security Proceedings Initiated

ASIC has commenced proceedings against RI Advice Group Pty Ltd in the Federal Court of Australia for alleged failure to have adequate cyber security systems in place.  This marks the first time that ASIC have [...]

2701, 2021

Vaccinating seafarers – an essential workforce?

By |January 27th, 2021|Categories: Business Advice, Corporate Advisory|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Vaccinating seafarers – an essential workforce?

In December 2020, the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) passed several resolutions specifically addressing the need for seafarers, and other marine personnel, to be designated as key workers. Three vaccines have come to the forefront in [...]

2701, 2021

Should I formally document my arrangements with suppliers? The (not so) obvious commercial advantages of Supply Agreements

By |January 27th, 2021|Categories: Business Advice, Contracts, Corporate Advisory|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Should I formally document my arrangements with suppliers? The (not so) obvious commercial advantages of Supply Agreements

Should we bother with a Supply Agreement? For a lawyer, the above question is akin to asking “should I tie my shoe laces?” but putting the legal ‘nerd alert’ to one side, there are many [...]

601, 2021

Key Insolvency Reforms You Need to Know!

By |January 6th, 2021|Categories: Business Advice, Corporate Advisory|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Key Insolvency Reforms You Need to Know!

The Insolvency protections, which were in place since March 2020 (known as the ‘insolvency moratorium’) has now come to an end. Accordingly, those protections afforded by the Coronavirus Economic Response Package Omnibus 2020 (Cth), such [...]

712, 2020

Does COVID-19 Apply to Business Interruption Insurance? – New South Wales Court of Appeals Decision

By |December 7th, 2020|Categories: Business Advice, Corporate Advisory|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Does COVID-19 Apply to Business Interruption Insurance? – New South Wales Court of Appeals Decision

The New South Wales Court of Appeal has recently handed down a decision that looked into Business Interruption insurance cover and whether COVID-19 related interruptions would be included or excluded. Business Interruption insurance cover historically [...]

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