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AIBB Guide – REIQ Business Sale Contract Queensland

This Guide by Kafrouni Lawyers and the Australian Institute of Business Brokers (AIBB) is designed for use by buyers and sellers of businesses, business brokers and professional advisers when using the REIQ Business Sale Contract (“Contract”). The purpose of the Guide...

Guide – Dealing With Difficult Lessors When Shop for Sale

When selling a business operating from leased premises, what can a seller do to reduce the risk of the lessor refusing its request to consent to the assignment of the lease to the buyer?  Assignment-of-Lease Liability limited by a scheme approved under professional...

Vendor Finance Agreements – A Basic Summary

What is it?

A vendor finance agreement is a contract between a buyer and a seller, whereby the seller agrees to assist with funding the purchase price. The arrangements vary depending on the circumstances. Typically, the buyer will pay a portion of the purchase price at settlement, at which time ownership is transferred. They will then pay the remaining amount at a later date. The vendor will usually charge interest on the outstanding amount and may require security or some other guarantee that full payment will be made. read more…

Customer Terms and Conditions – 6 Key Considerations

What is it?

Customer terms and conditions are the rules that set out the rights and responsibilities of each party to a commercial transaction. It is usually be a supplemental document to the sale contract (if there is one) and it is generally standardised for all customers of a business.  read more…


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