Company Regulatory Compliance
Brisbane, Logan & Gold Coast Company Lawyers
RHC Solicitors is a well-rounded law firm with profound knowledge and experience in company enterprises and regulatory compliance. As a responsive and approachable commercial law firm, we offer comprehensive, efficient and cost-effective legal advice and representation.
Regulatory and Compliance Law for Corporations
With extensive experience advising regulated entities and government authorities, we have provided guidance and representation during significant investigations and inquiries into corporate conduct across Australia.
We acknowledge that best-practice corporate governance approaches vary among entities and evolve as the company grows. When we advise our clients, we always consider existing and emerging legislation, the entity's purpose, governing body composition, and stakeholders. We help establish a governance model that fosters improved performance and desired outcomes while meeting regulatory requirements. Some of our extensive experience includes:
Board member duties and responsibilities
Breach of director duties
ASIC regulatory matters
Protecting company assets from a family law claim
Protocols and governance policies
Implementation of board reviews
Statutory reporting obligations
Probity reviews and implementation
Our lawyers regularly counsel some of Australia's most prominent entities, possessing strong knowledge and experience when it comes to corporate rules and regulations, including substantial work on:
Mergers and acquisitions
Securities and investments
Initial Public Offering (IPO) strategy and management
Shareholder rights and remedies
Competition and Consumer Law
We provide extensive support to companies concerning Australian competition and consumer laws, assisting with various are includes:
Entry into new markets
Mergers and acquisitions
Market power and cartel conduct
Exclusive dealing and third-line forcing
Resale price maintenance
Consumer related disputes
ACCC investigations and actions
Retail and product liability
Privacy and Data Security
Given the tightly regulated nature of personal information and data storage and transmission in Australia and overseas, we advise organisations on meeting obligations and mitigating reputational risk.
Our experience is broad and includes:
Strategies and systems
Privacy disclosures for employees, customers, and investors
Preparation of privacy principles and relevant notices
Breaches of privacy and complaints
Disclosure between related entities
Emerging and established businesses
With Australia's finance sector under scrutiny, implementing new financial technologies and services requires specialist knowledge of Australian and international laws. We routinely advise companies on navigating associated compliance risks.
As Australia is an attractive destination for foreign investment, our corporate regulatory and compliance lawyers focus on assisting foreign direct investors in acquisitions, divestments, business structures and restructures, and operational legal requirements to flourish in the Australian marketplace.
Our experience and services are broad and encompass:
Incorporation of Australian companies
Preparation and amendments of company constitutions
Acquisitions, takeovers, and takeover defence measures
International cross-border transactions, which extends to recently working on a world wide events management and risk mitigations company and heading their American and Chinese law firms to work in cohesion and towards a common goal
Application of Australia's foreign investment regulatory scheme and obtaining approval of the Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) where relevant
Employment relations and incentive schemes
Corporate governance and director liability
Inquiries & Investigations
Having worked on significant investigations and inquiries into corporate and professional conduct, we understand how to navigate inquiries and investigations to minimise financial and reputational damage.
Our experience and services include:
ASIC, ACCC, and WorkCover matters
State and federal ombudsman matters
Disciplinary hearings and professional boards
Advice on investigations and document seizures
Our corporate regulatory and compliance lawyers can help companies effectively identify and mitigate compliance issues. With experience in various sectors, we collaborate with clients through various contact platforms, includes Teams.
Some of our compliance experience involves work closely with barristers and industry professionals in relation to audits, technological solutions and security vulnerabilities and other compliance strategies.
Mergers & Acquisitions
Buying or merging an existing business can be easier than launching a new business from scratch and allows for ongoing cash flow for growth. We are here to guide and support you as you begin your business journey.
We treat your business like our own.
If you're ready to let go of your business and move onto your next adventure, we're here to deliver the right advice and help you seal the deal.
Don't be ignorant. If you don't get the right advice and guidance early, you could lose everything. That's precisely why we provide comprehensive risk management, contractual advice and drafting.
The growth of your business depends on the proper advice and support. We give you a personal solicitor who's on hand at any time, 24/7.
We have the know-how and experience to guide you through everyday matters, whether it's consumer or employment related, structuring, corporate advisory and recovery, licencing or otherwise.