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The “Trusted Employee” Syndrome 27 Nov 2018
The number of corporate fraud investigations continues to steadily increase, so greater emphasis needs to be placed on prevention, particularly as it is a lot cheaper to prevent than to investigate.
EU-Australia FTA: in defence or defiance of a failing system? 22 Oct 2018
Free trade agreements have historically received bipartisan support in Australia, an expected stance for a resource-rich nation desiring diversification of its economic base and export market dependencies. North Asian deals have brought a significant trade upswing in both goods and services, although some remain concerned that the benefits accrue largely to big business with SME’s missing out. Continuing public support for Australia’s future free trade negotiations will likely rest upon their benefits being more readily accessible to larger parts of the economy.
Australia’s Superannuation laws have created a ‘Use It or Lose It’ landscape for retirees 22 Oct 2018
The creation and implementation of Superannuation was one of the most significant public policies enacted by the Federal Government in the last century, fundamentally changing how we all prepare for our retirement while creating a multi-trillion-dollar industry. Subsequent policy changes to how we save for our time after work have had major impacts on the practicality of superannuation and has created a new landscape for those approaching retirement.
Trump’s battle a win for Australian exporters 24 Sep 2018
Political posturing between the world’s two largest economies could be a silver lining for other countries with the capability of reliably supplying high-quality fresh produce. Reading the headlines over the past few months, the casual observer can be forgiven for thinking the world’s two largest economies are about to drag themselves (and the rest of us) into the abyss of a global trade war. Newspaper-selling headlines aside, the reality is far more nuanced. The likelihood of a trade war is still a remote possibility and shouldn’t form baseline projections
Banking Royal Commission - Life Insurance 24 Sep 2018
The Royal Commission has now turned its focus on the Life Insurance industry. The hearing is set to run from the 10th to the 21st of September. This round of hearings considered issues associated with life insurance and general insurance along with the regulatory environment of the insurance industry.
Startups – Potential to Flourish 24 Aug 2018
A new venture is always exciting and premised with good intentions, but care should be taken to appropriately address risks associated with establishing a new business in the market. On the back of the recent Australian startup, Unlockd, going from potential IPO to voluntary administration in the space of weeks, this article explores some risks and considerations that business owners and their advisers should address ahead of a full launch.