Startup Victoria creates community Submission for the Treasury Laws Amendment to the R&D Tax Incentive Bill
In March 2020, the Economics Legislation Committee collected Submissions in response to the proposed Amendments to the R&D Tax Incentive Bill. This provided the startup community with an opportunity to formally submit...
12 Mar '20
Small Business Lawyers in Melbourne, Australia
If you are the owner of a small business, please contact Allied Legal prior to entering into your next contract as we are one of the best small business lawyers in Melbourne. Alternatively, if your business (whether large or small) uses standard form contracts to operate, please also consider...
14 Feb '19
Does your business qualify for crowd-sourced funding?
Do you understand the legal implications associated with CSF?
Overview of the CSF Regime
Crowd-sourced funding (CSF) is an alternative way of raising funds and is especially attractive to innovative companies, start-ups and emerging businesses as it allows large numbers of the...
15 Jan '19
You have a great idea for a product or service, you have your website up and running, and you’re getting ready to go to market online. It's an exciting time and the last thing you want to think about is your company’s and your website’s legal compliance. But it's an important step to take to ensure that disputes over the use of your...
13 Dec '18
Need to raise money for your start-up?
Have you considered using Convertible Notes?
Convertible notes, if well structured, can be a simple, flexible and cost-effective way for a start-up to raise funds. Start-ups can offer convertible notes, which are debt instruments that may be converted to equity, to raise capital, instead of...
13 Dec '18
Are you thinking to have your employees sign a Confidentiality Agreement? Having a Confidentiality Agreement helps you assure that your company information is not disclosed to any third party even after they stop working for your company.
An employee confidentiality/non-disclosure agreement (Confidentiality...
21 Nov '18
Before you can raise capital, hire employees or start selling to customers, you’ll need to set up your startup’s corporate structure. This article covers:
how a dual company structure works; and
the benefits of setting up a discretionary trust
Your goal here should be to minimise risk and cost while maximising...
12 Nov '18
When you are negotiating a service agreement, you have to make sure that you are well aware of all the terms and the basic elements of contract formation. Here are some tips and consideration that you should keep in mind while negotiating a service agreement.
Contract Formation Basics
Parties to poorly prepared service agreements can often...
08 Nov '18
The best choice of business structure for anyone is subjective. The choice will depend on circumstances specific to you. Set out below are some of the advantages and disadvantages of structures (sole, proprietary, trust, and partnership) which can be adopted in undertaking a business.
The main advantage of...
24 Oct '18
Are you thinking of setting up your own business?
Do you know what you should be aware of and what to avoid?
Entrepreneurs are, by definition, ambitious and driven and have an exceptional understanding of their industry which is the result of their research and experience. However, new...
17 Oct '18