Sole trader (with an ABN), trust, partnership or company?
>Personal or corporate liability
>How are profits taxed and distributed?
What taxes do I need to register for and when do I register for them?
If I have registered a company, what are my ongoing obligations?
Michelle is a corporate lawyer with extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets transactions and alternative fund raisings. In addition, Michelle works closely with her clients to assist with corporate governance issues and regulatory compliance as well as negotiating significant commercial agreements and providing commercial advice on business critical matters. With clients across a range of sectors, Michelle works with companies listed on the ASX and other stock exchanges as well with unlisted companies, including emerging businesses.
Jessica’s commercial practice involves capital raisings, corporate governance and advisory matters with a particular focus on the tech industry and startups. Jessica also advises on ASIC investigations regarding market manipulation and insider trading. Jessica is particularly interested in progressing the efforts of startups and social enterprises in the community. For the past decade, Jessica has been volunteering at community legal centres and non-profit associations working with refugee and asylum seekers and in domestic and international human rights law. At present Jessica is a casual member of the Coterie at QUT CEA working on a social impact startup to assist refugees, asylum seekers and newly arrived migrants in Australia.