Jackson McDonald publications


  • 24 November 2011

    Property Syndicates - Do you need a licence?

    With bank finance becoming increasingly difficult to obtain, structured non-bank finance for property transactions are looking increasingly attractive to promoters of property investments. Under the Corporations Act, the promoter of a property investment company, property trust or property syndicate may need to hold an Australian Financial Services Licence (AFSL).

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  • 17 November 2011

    After hours conduct on Facebook a reason for dismissal

    The evolution of social media and its impact on the workplace have been blurring the lines between work and home and presenting new issues for employers to manage.

    In a recent decision Fair Work Australia has held that comments made by employees on Facebook can provide valid grounds for dismissal, even where those comments are made on a home computer and outside of working hours.

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    Author: Renae Harding

  • 10 January 2011

    Doing Business in Asia Pacific

    Jackson McDonald is a proud member of Globalaw and has assisted in the development of this guide.

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