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NEWSFLASH: Impact of recent legislative changes on your succession planning

Our Wills & Estates Partner, Ines Kallweit, explores recent legislative changes to intestacy laws, the same-sex-marriage bill and the Assisted Dying Legislation and how it impacts your succession planning.

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Insolvency Law Reform Act – Tranche 2 goes live 1 September 2017

As we all know, the 1 September 2017 changes have commenced (including the 1 March 2017 repeals which were deferred). The changes are complex. Not only broad sweeping, partially in their content, but also in their structure. In a short briefing by our Commercial Litigation & Insolvency Partner, Chantal Reigo highlights a selection of the key practical changes, and big ticket items to be aware of moving forward. You can view her briefing in the Articles page of our website.

Property alert – Identification is a must

Lawyers must now take reasonable steps to verify your identity (whether you are an individual or a corporate entity) before any documents such as a transfer of land can be lodged at Land Victoria for registration. A standard procedure must be followed and will involve a face to face interview at our offices or through a third party agent, where you must produce original identification documents.

Events

McKean Park regularly run events to inform our clients about new areas of the law or to assist our clients to access our services. Please visit our website regularly for updates on our upcoming events. If you are interested in attending one of our future seminars, you can send us an email at info@mckeanpark.com.au and we will add you to our subscription list.