Looking after your business finance arrangements is prudent at any time and this is especially the case in the current, challenging economic climate. Work with WGC lawyers for a detailed and methodical approach to corporate finances and the ability to offer financial and legal advice which is best suited to your organisational structure.
Banking and securities:
Take the time to work with an experienced commercial lawyer to advise you on all aspects of your business, including the correct procedures for banking and securities. It’s imperative to ensure that your corporate finances are current and compliant so be sure to seek expert legal advice.
Business finance arrangements:
Business financial arrangements can differ greatly from those of individuals or other parties. Be sure to work with a specialist lawyer to seek advice to protect your business’s assets and structure its financial requirements correctly.
Project finance arrangements:
When seeking to finance an individual project, there are a number of ways businesses can fund this. Work with a lawyer to help guide you through the often complicated area of company finance policy and law, so that the process is as stress-free and efficient as possible.
Debt and equity finance arrangements:
If your business seeks to recover debts or defend claims, consult WGC lawyers for expert advice and the ability to assist you through all aspects of the debt collection procedures and legislative requirements in this area of commerce.
Businesses that take a revenue from products, good or services are required to follow state laws surrounding revenue collection and recording. Be sure to obtain specialist legal advice to ensure your company is abiding by the correct legislation in this important area of the law.
Taxation – Capital Gains Tax, Stamp Duty and GST:
The buying and selling process in Queensland involves paying a number of associated taxes. The Duties Act 2001 and the Taxation Administration Act 2001 are two of the pieces of legislation which govern this area of business. It is essential to understand your responsibilities and payment obligations, so work with a lawyer to help you understand what you are required to pay.
Terms of trade:
Contracts and other legal documents can stipulate terms of trade. Seek professional legal advice for help creating, understanding and enforcing your business’s terms of trade.
The Sustainable Planning Act 2009 is the law which stipulates in what circumstances a development application has to be lodged to abide by state requirements. Obtain expert legal advice to comprehend and follow this area of the law.
Mining and resources:
The natural resources sector has several laws and guidelines dedicated to this industry only. Be sure to work with a lawyer to help clarify and deconstruct this important but often challenging area of legislation.
Business sales and acquisitions:
Selling or acquiring a business can be fraught with potential pitfalls and legal issues to resolve. Consult a WGC lawyer to provide specialist assistance whatever your commercial legal needs, including understanding your obligations and the procedures required to be followed.
Business structures and restructures:
Changing the type and nature of your business or reorganising an existing company requires stringent planning, including how the changes may affect finances. Obtain expert legal advice to ensure that your organisation is compliant with the regulatory financial legislation.
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