North Sydney Commercial Lawyers

Seminar on 25 October 2016 – The latest developments in the Personal Property Securities ActPrint This Post

On 25 October 2016, Leigh presented a one-hour paper to the members of ARITA (Australian Restructuring Insolvency & Turnaround Association) in Canberra on the latest developments in the Personal Property Securities Act. Call or email us if you would like a copy of the paper.    

Webinar on 16 August 2016 – The how, when and why of second generation self-managed superannuation fund real propertyPrint This Post

On 16 August 2016, Leigh presented a one-hour paper to the Financial Planning Association on the how, when and why of second generation self-managed superannuation fund real property. Call or email us if you would like to get a copy of the paper.

Webinar on 24 May 2016 – Stamp Duty Aspects of Moving Real Property Into & Out of SMSFsPrint This Post

On 24 May 2016, Leigh presented a two-hour webinar for TVED to lawyers and accountants in the city on stamp duty aspects of moving real property into and out of SMSFs. Call or email us if you would like to get a copy of the paper.  

Webinar on 9 May 2016 – How to manage and prevent disputes in self-managed superannuation fundsPrint This Post

Leigh presented a one-hour paper for the Financial Planning Association on how to manage and prevent disputes in self-managed superannuation funds. Call or email us if you would like to get a copy of the paper.

Seminar on 31 March 2016 – Latest trends, developments & cases regarding the Personal Property Securities ActPrint This Post

On 31 March 2016, Leigh presented a one-hour paper for Legalwise Seminars for lawyers and accountants in the city on the latest trends, developments and cases regarding the Personal Property Securities Act. Call or email us if you would like a copy of the paper.

Webinar – Superannuation Death Benefits Getting into the Wrong HandsPrint This Post

Leigh presented a one-hour webinar for the Financial Planning Association of Australia on 18 August 2015 on the topic “Superannuation death benefits getting into the wrong hands”. This session (i) analyses who can receive a superannuation death benefit; (ii) observes who can oppose it; (iii) describes how to use a Binding Death Benefit Nomination; (iv) … Continue reading Webinar – Superannuation Death Benefits Getting into the Wrong Hands

The Best Six Ways to Recover a Personal Property Securities DebtPrint This Post

Article in Hire and Rental News, May 2016 (page 22) THE BEST  SIX WAYS TO RECOVER A PERSONAL PROPERTY SECURITIES DEBT   To recover a debt secured over personal property, you need to start with the end in mind. So consider the following:   Ensure the security transaction is managed by an expert. The omission of … Continue reading The Best Six Ways to Recover a Personal Property Securities Debt

Binding Death NominationPrint This Post

  Your Legacy Set in Stone Article in Financial Review Smart Investor Magazine, November 2015 (page 55)   Leigh Adams outlines traps to avoid if you want to ensure how your Self Managed Super Fund is distributed after your death.   A binding death benefit nomination displaces the trustee’s discretion in regard to the allocation … Continue reading Binding Death Nomination

Video Introduction to Leigh Adams – Commercial LawyersPrint This Post

Asset Protection and TrustsPrint This Post

This whitepaper titled “Asset Protection and Trusts” was presented in Sydney for UNSW. As an estate planning lawyer in Sydney, I am very interested in asset protection and the use of trusts for that purpose. Asset protection also has a strong connection with bankruptcy. Using Trusts for Business Operations: What are the risks? The trust should … Continue reading Asset Protection and Trusts