How to protect, keep and pass on your wealth in a sensible and proactive way

1 06, 2020

Limiting liability is not enough – you also need asset protection

2020-06-01T13:57:43+09:30

New business owners are often told to operate their enterprises through a 'proprietary limited company' to cap their liability if something goes wrong. This is good advice, but it is nowhere near the end of the story. You also need to protect your assets. How does a proprietary limited company work? A proprietary limited company [...]

Limiting liability is not enough – you also need asset protection2020-06-01T13:57:43+09:30
15 05, 2020

Leasing to a related entity – avoid the PPSR sting

2020-05-18T08:17:13+09:30

If you hold equipment in one entity, and carry on your business in another, you may be thinking this is a great asset protection strategy. It is, but it is missing one critical part - registration of the arrangement on the PPSR.

Leasing to a related entity – avoid the PPSR sting2020-05-18T08:17:13+09:30
2 05, 2020

When your employee walks out the door, do they take ‘IP’ with them?

2020-05-18T08:18:25+09:30

In today's modern economy all businesses rely heavily on their intellectual property (or 'IP'). Whether you realise it or not, your employees are using or generating some form of IP each and every day they are at work. But what happens when your employee walks out the door (or is pushed)? Have you taken the necessary steps to ensure your IP remains behind?

When your employee walks out the door, do they take ‘IP’ with them?2020-05-18T08:18:25+09:30
20 04, 2020

What is the best way to hold an investment property?

2020-04-29T13:02:16+09:30

This is a big question. The answer is going to depend on a range of factors, but there are some general rules you can apply.

What is the best way to hold an investment property?2020-04-29T13:02:16+09:30
10 04, 2020

Lending to family members: How to avoid the pitfalls

2020-04-29T12:50:19+09:30

So you want to help a family member under financial strain? What starts out with the best intentions can soon result is family disharmony. Confusion about whether the advance is a loan or gift can quickly result in argument. The tragedy is that this is so easy to avoid if you take some simple precautions from the outset.

Lending to family members: How to avoid the pitfalls2020-04-29T12:50:19+09:30
28 01, 2018

ICOs – Infinitesimal Chance Of Success. Or in plain-English, simple theft.

2019-09-17T08:20:30+09:30

Before investing in a crypto-coin of any variety - you must ask yourself at least these two questions.

ICOs – Infinitesimal Chance Of Success. Or in plain-English, simple theft.2019-09-17T08:20:30+09:30
17 03, 2017

To what extent can a company indemnify a director?

2017-11-17T17:04:49+09:30

There are over 700 laws that can impose personal liability on directors. While it is common for companies to provide directors with an 'indemnity' or 'insurance cover' for these liabilities, there are limitations and restrictions on how far this indemnity and cover can extend.

To what extent can a company indemnify a director?2017-11-17T17:04:49+09:30
23 02, 2017

Are your trade secrets walking out the door?

2019-02-01T07:47:03+09:30

Losing an employee, whether by dismissal or resignation, is never easy. But it’s even harder when the employee walks out the door with a head (and possibly a briefcase or USB) full of your confidential information.

Are your trade secrets walking out the door?2019-02-01T07:47:03+09:30
18 07, 2013

Will you ever realise the value within your business?

2017-11-20T07:38:34+09:30

If you’re like me you pour your life and soul into building your business. But when did you last stop and ask yourself, ‘What for?’ If, like me, being in control of your financial destiny is important to you, then it's important to make sure that the value of your business is protected if something unexpected happens.

Will you ever realise the value within your business?2017-11-20T07:38:34+09:30