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ACCC inquiry into perishable agricultural products

ACCC commences new inquiry into perishable agricultural products and the dairy code.

04 September 2020

ACCC releases Murray-Darling Basin inquiry interim report

The Federal Government has announced that it will direct the ACCC to conduct a market inquiry into the water markets operating in the MDB.

06 August 2020
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Extension of deadlines to submit modern slavery statements – What you need to know

For businesses who are required to submit their first modern slavery statement in Australia this year, there has been an extension of time to submit these statements by...

01 May 2020

Modern slavery risks during COVID-19 – what you need to know

This article is written by Daisy Mallett and Daniel FieldingThe Australian Border Force has released guidance on how businesses can reduce the risk of vulnerable workers in their...

24 April 2020

Australia’s first modern slavery statements are due this year: are you ready?

If your business is caught by the Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) (the Act), you may have your first modern slavery statement due this year.

24 January 2020

Data, Data, Data: Supply Chain Management conference snapshot

Scott Bouvier and Katie Lewis recently attended the Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) Supply Chain conference. The conference provided an opportunity for industry leaders to discuss...

13 September 2019
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Time’s up for review of IP licensing arrangements

This is the last week in which businesses who license their intellectual property (IP) rights have specific protection from the cartel laws and other Part IV prohibitions in...

10 September 2019

ACCC To Examine The Murray Darling Basin Water Markets

The Federal Government has announced that it will direct the ACCC to conduct a market inquiry into the water markets operating in the MDB.

09 August 2019
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Repeal of the IP exemption: What does this mean for you?

This article was written by Lisa Huett and Stephanie Swan.Businesses who license their intellectual property (IP) rights need to act now and review their licensing and assignment arrangements...

14 March 2019

Discussion Paper tackles consumer understanding of insurance policies one more time

Treasury has released a Discussion Paper on improving consumer understanding of insurance policies.

24 January 2019

Say hello to AFCA, your new EDR Scheme

After a year of consultation, reforms to Australia’s credit and superannuation external dispute resolution schemes have come into effect.

01 November 2018

More reforms to “clarify and strengthen” the ACL

On 18 October 2018, the Australian Parliament passed the Treasury Laws Amendment (Australian Consumer Law Review) Act 2018 (Cth). The Act is intended to “clarify and strengthen” the...

26 October 2018

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