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Important updates to Commercial Leasing Regulations

Important updates to Commercial Leasing Regulations

Just in the nick of time - the COVID-19 Omnibus (Emergency Measures) (Commercial Leases and Licences) Regulations 2020 have been amended. The amendments take effect from 29 September 2020. Some of the most important changes are around the rent relief application...

More time for financially stressed individuals and companies

More time for financially stressed individuals and companies

The Federal Government will extend the temporary relief measures for financially distressed individuals and businesses to 31 December 2020. The measures include: 1. The period within which a statutory demand must be complied is extended from 21 days to 6 months 2. The...

Would you (and should you) purchase a property without seeing it?

Would you (and should you) purchase a property without seeing it?

COVID-19 has turned the world as we know it upside down and many things which were previously foreign to us have become the ‘new normal’. With the introduction of Stage 4 restrictions in Victoria, online shopping is currently our only option to buy non-essential...

Natalie Lasek joins Kalus Kenny Intelex Partnership

Natalie Lasek joins Kalus Kenny Intelex Partnership

Media Release - 26 August, 2020 Boutique law firm, Kalus Kenny Intelex, has announced the appointment of Natalie Lasek to the Partner group. Since joining KKI in 2016, Natalie, 33, has performed strongly at the Melbourne-based firm, achieving outstanding outcomes...

Kalus Kenny Intelex joins International Lawyers Network

Kalus Kenny Intelex joins International Lawyers Network

Progressive Melbourne-based boutique firm Kalus Kenny Intelex Lawyers has been welcomed into the prestigious International Lawyers Network (ILN) as the sole Australian firm in the network. As a leading international legal network, the ILN’s membership includes...

Extension of the Commercial Tenancy Relief Scheme

Extension of the Commercial Tenancy Relief Scheme

Although it has always been clear that the National Mandatory Code of Conduct (Code) would apply during ‘the period during which the JobKeeper program is operational’ (which is now until 31 March 2021), it was unclear about whether the Victorian COVID-19 Omnibus...

Integrity in Sport – A new horizon

Integrity in Sport – A new horizon

The new national sports integrity body, Sports Integrity Australia (SIA), commenced operation on 1 July 2020. What does SIA do? SIA brings together the functions of Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA), the National Integrity of Sport Unit (NISU), and...