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Mitigating risk: Complying with your legal obligations

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Are you aware of your legal obligations as a small business owner? Litigation and dispute resolution is time consuming, expensive and best avoided. Understand your legal obligations and requirements and find out how you can address them before you end up in trouble. It's knowledge that could not only save you financially, it could ensure the survival of your business. Whether you're starting a business, successfully running an SME or considering opportunities to exit your business, this seminar will examine the key issues you must address to protect yourself against a legal dispute with a stakeholder. The event seminar will finish at 9.30am, with one-on-one seminars from 9.30am to 11.00am.

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Are you aware of your legal obligations as a small business owner? Litigation and dispute resolution is time consuming, expensive and best avoided. Understand your legal obligations and requirements and find out how you can address them before you end up in trouble. It's knowledge that could not only save you financially, it could ensure the survival of your business. Whether you're starting a business, successfully running an SME or considering opportunities to exit your business, this seminar will examine the key issues you must address to protect yourself against a legal dispute with a stakeholder. Topics covered include: - Starting a business - Structuring your business as a sole trader, partnership or company - Guarantees and understanding your responsibilities when borrowing money - Protecting your intellectual property - Your rights and commitments when leasing property - Knowing your obligations when taking out insurance - Understanding the risks and rewards of operating a franchised business running a business - Your obligations under the Australian Consumer Law - Your rights and obligations under a contract - Consequences resulting from a breach of contract - Directors' duties and shareholders' rights - Steps to recovering outstanding debts - Your obligations to employees and contractors and how to manage dismissals - Managing your stakeholders' privacy in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988 - Exiting a business - Advising authorities and cancelling business names and numbers - Your duties to disclose your plans to stakeholders - Your obligations to employees and contractors - Understanding the insurance requirements for your businesses. At the completion of the seminar, experienced lawyers will be available for 15-minute, obligation and cost-free appointments to discuss any concerns you may have about your business. A 'small business checklist' you will receive when registering will help you to recognise whether you may need the advice of a lawyer in a one-on-one meeting after the seminar.

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Slater and Gordon Werribee Office
90A Watton Street
Werribee 3030

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Slater and Gordon Werribee Office
90A Watton Street
Werribee 3030
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(03) 9190 0508
melissa.legudi@slatergordon.com.au
Melissa Legudi

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