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You may have probably already seen the cheap knock-offs in the dollar store of products that are designed to look a lot like popular culture brands – transforming toys that aren’t quite “Transformers” or “Space Wars” ships and aliens that remind you of a popular movie series.
When it comes to running a successful FMCG, there three things that you need in your back pocket, you need a good ‘ABC’ action plan – an attorney, a banker and a CPA or accountant.
Yeah, so I know what you all must be thinking? Getting a dog is exciting, what’s so stressful about that? Well, in my family this has sparked some considerable debate because my wife and I have very different opinions on the type of dog we would go for.
So, I have decided to enter the world of bloggin/vlogging and was contemplating how I could make you the audience more interested in the law. It got me thinking, but I soon realised it ain’t going to be easy, cause let’s face it, the law is s%it boring.
Many court cases are routine and follow existing law that has been put in place. However, sometimes a court case takes place that sets a new precedent or interprets the law in an unexpected way. These historic and sometimes controversial cases can end up reported widely by the media, cited often by lawyers and law students, and might also influence how the law is enforced for years to come.
Taking a wrong step legally could be devastating for any business, particularly a small or medium business. Whereas huge companies have the resources to protect themselves against almost anything, a relatively small mistake for a smaller business could mean losing a lot of money and taking a hit to their reputation.
Australia is following the steps of countries like Japan as it edges a little closer to legitimising Bitcoin and other digital/crypto currency by recognising its existence in law.
As a franchisor, the most crucial thing to take away from this is that these laws apply to franchisors who have a significant degree of influence or control over their franchisees’ affairs.
You’re generally not obligated to engage an Australian immigration lawyer or migration agent to prepare and submit your visa application. But be very mindful of the fact that these applications can be far more complex and involved than what you’d expect.