Understanding
Company Title

For both shareholders and board members of a company title building, it is important for you to understand your rights and obligations. A failure to understand these matters may result in disputes arising within the building, as well as costly and timely legal action to resolve these disputes. Obligations differ between each building, increasing the need for all members to ensure they understand what is involved.

Our popular ebook, Understanding Company Title, is now up to its Fourth Edition and includes:

  • The basics of Company Title, including house rules and common property,
  • Things you should know about buying and selling shares in a Company Title building,
  • Governance and Management, the board and running a good general meeting,
  • The obligations of directors, and maintaining company records,
  • Rights, duties and disputes,
  • And much more…

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Why You Should Update Your Company Title Constitution

Why You Should Update Your Company Title Constitution

For directors and members, a change to the company title constitution may seem a daunting process. Updated constitutions can assist companies in managing letting and subletting, improving corporate governance and bringing their constitution in line with the most...

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Why Create a New Company Title Scheme?

Why Create a New Company Title Scheme?

It is often difficult for a developer to unlock the value of land by using strata title. Sometimes, the terms of a development approval or other planning instrument may prevent strata subdivision. At other times, the costs associated with a strata subdivision can be...

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Managing Tenants In Company Title Buildings

Managing Tenants In Company Title Buildings

Directors of company title buildings know that they can enforce the company title constitution and its ‘house rules’ or ‘regulations’ against problem shareholders. A well drafted constitution or set of house rules provides a company with a range of strategies to...

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Why Interview A Prospective Company Title Shareholder?

Why Interview A Prospective Company Title Shareholder?

Directors of company title buildings often interview purchasers who are looking to buy shares in the company. These interviews usually take place after the vendor has exchanged contracts with the purchaser, but before the sale has been completed. We are often asked...

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7 Benefits of a new company title constitution

7 Benefits of a new company title constitution

Many company title buildings are regulated by outdated memoranda and articles of association. A lot of companies are looking to update their memoranda and articles of association by replacing them with a modern company title constitution. Benefits of updating a...

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We are launching our Free Company Title Handbook, 4th Edition

We are launching our Free Company Title Handbook, 4th Edition

JFMLAW is very happy to launch the fourth edition of our Company Title Handbook. Our handbook has been assisting company title building managers and boards with the day to day governance of their buildings for many years. The fourth edition responds to updates in the...

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Marketing Company Title Shares

Marketing Company Title Shares

Developers, real estate agents and existing shareholders frequently market company title shares to the public. These marketing activities need to bring into account Part 6D.2 of the Corporations Act 2001, and the Australian Financial Services Licensing provisions....

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Company Title: Dealing With Airbnb

Company Title: Dealing With Airbnb

Airbnb has been the bane of many company title boards for a number of years. Proposed changes to various Local Environmental Plans are likely to make the problem more prevalent. Company title boards wishing to prevent Airbnb need to get on the front foot quickly....

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What To Do About Lost Share Certificates

What To Do About Lost Share Certificates

Share certificates are important documents. It can cause major problems if shareholders lost their share certificates or dealt with them improperly. What should a company do when a shareholder says that he or she has lost his or her share certificate? Section 1070D(3)...

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