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Who’s paying the toll for online trolls: the High Court in Voller rules on the meaning of “publisher” in defamation law

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Who’s paying the toll for online trolls: the High Court in Voller rules on the meaning of “publisher” in defamation law

On 8 September 2021, the High Court handed down its highly anticipated judgment in the case of Fairfax Media Publications Pty Ltd v Voller; Nationwide News Pty Limited...

14 September 2021

Direct .au domain names set to launch – what you need to know

.au Domain Administration Limited (auDA), the entity responsible for developing and administering rules for .au domain names, has announced that from 24 March 2022, entities will be able...

06 September 2021

Mandatory JobKeeper reporting for listed entities: legislation passed

On 2 September 2021, the Federal Parliament passed legislation to require listed entities to provide a notice to their market operator containing certain details about payments they received...

03 September 2021

ACCC merger reforms: more revolution than evolution

The ACCC has just unveiled its long-awaited merger reform proposals.

27 August 2021

Greenwashing hits court room

It has been foreshadowed that companies and boards who make disclosure on climate targets face potential liability for misleading and deceptive conduct.

27 August 2021

What's the deal with merger reform? A deep dive into the perceived problem and possible solutions

With the current mergers test squarely on the ACCC’s reform agenda, we examine the background to the current debate and ask whether it is the substantive legal test...

24 August 2021

Europe’s Carbon Levy poised to affect Australian businesses

In July 2021, the European Commission finalised its proposal to introduce a Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) by the end of the year.

18 August 2021

IPCC report fans litigation risk flames

The comprehensive and devastating findings set out in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s report carry implications for businesses economy-wide, intensifying the risks of climate change litigation.

11 August 2021

Common law duty of care not inconsistent with public authority’s statutory functions: Western Power partly liable for Parkerville bushfire

Western Australia’s Court of Appeal has found the Electricity Networks Corporation liable in negligence in relation to damage caused by the Parkerville bushfire in January 2014.

06 July 2021

‘Consumer’ threshold increased to $100,000 – is your business ready?

From 1 July 2021, suppliers who provide products valued between $40,000 to $100,000 to any person will now be subject to certain aspects of Australian Consumer Law.

05 July 2021

Paying the price for grape claims: ACCC pursues misleading representations

The ACCC has recently been active in challenging businesses in the food and agribusiness sector for making misleading representations, for non-compliance with the Horticultural Code of Conduct and...

05 July 2021
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China's Carbon Goals

China is poised to rollout a new national emissions trading scheme market demonstrating that China is committed to mitigating climate change.

03 June 2021

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