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Proposed Changes To The Australian Consumer Law: What happens if they become the law?
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big win for small business: Kinny Legal features in cover story
Jessica Kinny of Kinny Legal features in the cover story of the March 2018 issue of the Public Accountant Magazine - "A big win for small business".
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- how the major financial institutions have changed their small business lending practices;
- how these changes benefit small businesses; and
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(Cyber)crime and Punishment: A Snapshot of the New Mandatory Notifiable Data Breaches Scheme
From 22 February 2018, any entity subject to the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) and Australian Privacy Principles must report any instance of ‘eligible data breach’ to the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner and any individuals who may be potentially affected by that breach.
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we get a special mention in lawhackers!
In this edition of LawHackers, David Bushby and Zac Bingham discuss how Automio is helping boutique law firms like Kinny Legal build law bots that are interactive, easy to use, and make like easier for us and our clients.
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Kinny Legal Shares a hot tip for small business owners in the lead up to the festive season at Netregistry.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE NEW SOUTH WALES GOVERNMENT INQUIRY INTO RETIREMENT VILLAGES INDUSTRY
Original video source: Lexoo Australia.
NEW SOUTH WALES GOVERNMENT COMMISSIONS INQUIRY INTO RETIREMENT VILLAGES INDUSTRY
The New South Wales Government has commissioned Kathryn Greiner AO to lead an inquiry into the retirement village sector. The focus of the inquiry includes whether operators are acting honestly, fairly and in accordance with their regulatory obligations.
QUEENSLAND GOVERNMENT PROPOSES BIG CHANGES TO THE RETIREMENT VILLAGES ACT 1999 (QLD)
The Queensland Government has introduced a Bill which proposes significant amendments to the Retirement Villages Act 1999 (Qld). If enacted, these changes will require many operators to update their risk management policies, contracts and prescribed forms.
MEMBERS OF THE RETIREMENT VILLAGE INDUSTRY RELEASE EIGHT POINT INDUSTRY IMPROVEMENT PLAN
Members of the Australian Retirement Village Residents Association, Retirement Living Council and Property Council of Australia have prepared and released an action plan to improve standards of service, clarify and simplify information about contracts and obligations under the legislation, and implement and independent dispute resolution mechanism.
JESSICA KINNY OF KINNY LEGAL DISCUSSES WELLNESS IN THE GIG ECONOMY
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Inquiry Into Small Business Loans released
This month, the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman released the long-awaited Inquiry Into Small Business Loans (the "Carnell Report"). The report makes 15 recommendations, which collectively seek to make it easier for small businesses to secure funding on reasonable terms.
Preparing your business for the year ahead
For many, the first month of the New Year is a time to reflect. “What successes and challenges did the company encounter in 2016?” “What can we do to protect and grow the business in 2017?”
It is important that business owners know the right questions to ask, and seek answers from appropriately qualified experts. Find out how we can help.
Navigating the sales process – lessons from Estate of Madeline Cozma V Milstern Retirement Living Pty Ltd t/as Golden Lifestyles  NSWCATCD 56
Disputes between operators and former occupants can arise during the sale of an interest in a retirement village premises, especially when that sale period is prolonged. This case explains certain rights and responsibilities that arise during that sale process, and provides a reminder that the NSW Civil & Administrative Tribunal can waive or reduce departure fees payable to an operator if it considers the operator has caused or contributed to a delay in entering into a new village contract with an incoming resident.
Kinny Legal features in the australian financial review
insights as to the financial management obligations of retirement village operators (NSW)
The NSW Civil & Administrative Tribunal Appeal Panel has provided useful guidance in relation to several financial management issues in Sakkara Investment Holdings Pty Ltd atf Sakkara Landings Trust v The Residents Committee of The Landings Retirement Village  NSWCATAP 52.