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New Verification of Identity Standards introduced

Recently, new Verification of Identity standard were introduced for signing Titles Office forms. These Titles Office Forms are necessary to complete many property transactions in Queensland, including conveyances, leases and mortgages. When an individual signs Titles Office Forms (for [...]

2019-11-22T02:42:12+00:00November 22nd, 2019|

Superannuation planning has never been so critical

Superannuation is a bit of a sleeping giant. It is something most Australian's have in their portfolio of interests for purposes such as receiving retirement benefits and, in some cases, death benefit and other insurance benefits. Superannuation is also a victim of being "out of [...]

2019-02-28T06:28:32+00:00February 28th, 2019|

Approved Forms released for new Retirement Village regime

Last year saw a huge change of the Retirement Villages Act; both for operators and residents. On 30 November 2018, the Retirement Villages Regulation 2018 was notified and will commence from 1 February 2019, which will bring new disclosure requirements and rules, relating [...]

2019-01-23T23:25:16+00:00December 4th, 2018|

Superannuation Complaints Tribunal is no more

The new Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) has replaced the Superannuation Complaints Tribunal from 1 November 2018. According to the SCT's statement on the changes, the SCT will continue to work with superannuation trustees for ongoing or open complaints being handled by the SCT. [...]

2019-01-23T23:24:32+00:00November 8th, 2018|

5 Reasons to Think About Your Estate Planning Yesterday

Estate planning means something different for everyone.  In the simplest of terms, it can mean having a valid Will and Enduring Power of Attorney.  In the most complex of terms, it can be mean trusts, companies, binding death benefit superannuation [...]

2019-01-23T23:12:28+00:00July 3rd, 2018|

Welcome Michele Davis as Head of Succession & Elder Law

Wilson Lawyers is very excited to welcome Michele Davis as  Head of Succession & Elder Law practice group. Michele is an expert in succession law and one of the most passionate and enthusiastic lawyers you will find. Michele has a Masters [...]

2018-05-24T23:39:07+00:00May 23rd, 2018|