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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SWS Lawyers named honorary legal advisors for 2022 Australian Deaf Games

16/04/2020

SWS Lawyers is pleased to announce its corporate partnership with the 2022 Australian Deaf Games to be staged in the Newcastle and Lake Macquarie area.

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