LegalVision has pivoted twice and is ready for to grow, raising $300,000 as a revenue loan.
In part three of this series looking at social media and the law, I’ll examine how Australian law limits what you should and shouldn’t post on your social media accounts.
Are you starting or promoting your business through social media? Here are a few key legal points you need to be aware of.
Too many Australian startups are relocating to the United States early in the false belief capital will come easily, says a Silicon Valley-based private equity and venture capital lawyer.
Unfortunately, it seems that there is very little someone needs to change in your work to call it their own. Thankfully, there are some ways you can protect your intellectual property.
New privacy laws came into effect this week and businesses need to review their internal processes and be prepared to pay for customer information in the future, according to law firm Finlaysons.
National law firm Holding Redlich has been “inundated” with calls from businesses which are unprepared for the privacy law changes due to take effect on Wednesday.
While the federal government has announced a focus on simplifying red tape for business, rapidly growing early stage businesses have slightly different needs the government should be aware of.
Did you know there's a legal difference between a company and a business? Before you start-up, here are a few things you should consider.
Does your warranty policy comply with the Australian Consumer Law? Here are the legal and commercial issues you must consider when deciding how, who and when to issue a refund.
Most websites –StartupSmart included – feature a disclaimer of some description. Here’s a look at whether they really provide you with legal protection, and what you need to include in one.
A comedian who created a parody of Starbucks is being sued by the US-based coffee giant for copyright infringement. The case is a major test case for the fair use provisions protecting parodies.
Every creative work has automatic copyright protection. Adding a Creative Commons (CC) licence to your work means you give general rights to the public to use the work in the manner specified, for free.
Australia’s highest court, the High Court of Australia, has recently made a decision that serves as a clear reminder to businesses on the risks associated with misleading advertising and pricing of goods and services.
Many businesses and individuals use ‘guarantee’ and ‘warranty’ interchangeably, thinking they mean the same thing. However, from a legal perspective, the two words have very different meanings.
In the internet world of accelerating change, law reforms are being proposed and passed at breakneck speed. Here are eight big trends you need to watch closely in 2014.
Have you heard the latest about website privacy policies? Especially in light of the Snowden leaks in the US, there are some key issues to be aware of.
Two solar businesses have been ordered by the Federal Court to pay combined penalties of $125,000.
In a perfect world, your business would grow at a steady pace, no one would ever get ill, every employee would be unconditionally loyal to your business and every single person you hire would work out. Reality is a different matter.
The federal government will pick up where the former Labor government left off when it comes to reviewing the franchise sector, with the potential for penalties of up to $50,000 for breaches of the Franchising Code of Conduct.