As a consequence of the further relaxation of the restrictions on workplaces and gatherings of people in New South Wales, SWS Lawyers has made further adjustments to the way we conduct our business.

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COVID-19 Update: Transport and logistics

Elizabeth McDonald 12/05/2020

Australia's Federal and State Governments have announced various measures to assist Australia's air freight industry and heavy vehicle industry as a response to COVID-19.

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Corporate and Commercial

Corporate Update: Online meetings and electronic document execution

Andrew Windybank 07/05/2020

In response to the change in business practices due to COVID-19, on Tuesday 5 May 2020 the Federal Treasurer implemented temporary amendments to the requirements under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) regulating meetings and execution of company documents.

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Family Wealth & Business Succession

Creating or changing a will or power of attorney during the COVID-19 pandemic

Phillip Hewitt 27/04/2020

Making or changing your estate plan during the COVID-19 pandemic has just become easier with new laws that allow wills, powers of attorney and enduring guardian appointments to be made by Zoom, Skype, WhatsApp and FaceTime.

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Intellectual Property and IT

Intellectual Property Updates in response to COVID-19 pandemic

Annick Vincent 20/04/2020

The IP team at SWS Lawyers is closely monitoring announcements made by IP Australia and international IP offices and corresponding with overseas co-advisors to provide the latest information to our clients.

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