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Australia's LawTech Hub opens applications for 2022 cohort

Multi-award-winning Australian law firm Lander & Rogers has been leading the nation's legal innovation agenda since 2018 through its LawTech Hub. The firm is pleased to announce that applications are open for the hub's fifth program, which will kick off in the second quarter of 2022. A select cohort of Australian and international legaltech...
smarke 08 Feb '22

New Requirements for Directors in Australia – Director ID

From 1 November 2021 new rules will require directors to apply for a ‘Director ID’ if they are the director of: a company, a registered Australian body or a registered foreign company under the Corporations Act 2001 (Corporations Act); or an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander corporation registered under...
Talt 19 Nov '21

Key Commercial Law Issues Founders Need to Know

Getting a startup off the ground is an exciting feat so it’s no wonder founders focus a large portion of time marketing their product, hiring a team, and working to secure sufficient investment. In their efforts founders can often overlook one of the most essential components involved in launching a startup...
Talt 19 Nov '21

COVID-19: Latest Grants and Funding for Victorian Startups

The Victorian government has announcement a new $807 million business support package in response to Melbourne’s latest lockdown. The new funding round is set to ease the financial strain Melbourne startups and small businesses are facing across the state while restrictions are in force. At Allied Legal, we have provided a list of the support...
Talt 08 Sep '21

Allied Legal’s Guide for Australian Health Startups

Australia has, for decades, been a leading nation in medical advances and the health industry. In the last several years we’ve seen this trend continue with Australian health startups leading the way in innovation and commercialisation. Our team at Allied Legal has worked with countless health startups along their journey. This article sets...
Talt 23 Jul '21

XBRL Advance brings the lowest LEI registration fee to Australia

XBRL Advance has partnered with LEI Register to bring the lowest LEI registration cost to Australian legal entities that need a LEI to participate in international financial transactions. Legal Entity Identifiers (LEI) increase trust and transparency in any business transaction by enabling business partners to...
info@xbrl-advance.com 27 Oct '20

Funding Your Startup

Capital raising can be a beneficial and often necessary step to allow startups to scale and grow. It can also be a daunting process, especially if it’s your first time doing it. Allied Legal sets out some preliminary issues you should consider when raising funds for your business. Equity raise An equity raise involves the sale of a...
Talt 09 Sep '20

Law Squared Business Emergency Room

IS JOBKEEPER KEEPING YOUR BUSINESS ON LIFE SUPPORT? With the Federal government’s recent announcement in relation to changes to the JobKeeper programme, we’ve had a number of businesses contact us with the ultimate realisation that JobKeeper is ultimately keeping their business alive and irrespective of the government’s potential...
MeiChan 30 Jul '20

Startup Victoria R&D Tax Incentive Amendment Submission

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...
startupvic 12 Mar '20