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Say hello to AFCA, your new EDR Scheme

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

Australia’s internet blocking laws set to be expanded

The reach of the current internet blocking provisions under the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth) is set to be widened in reforms proposed by the Australian Government this month.

25 October 2018
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Brave new world: snapshot from the annual AFGC Supply Chain conference

Discover key takeouts from the Grocery Council Supply Chain conference where thought leaders discussed issues facing the industry, anticipated future trends and shared new ideas.

17 October 2018
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Indemnifying officers and employees for breaches of competition laws

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission and the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions each have power to apply to the Federal Court of Australia for penalties against employees...

10 October 2018

Australia to repeal the IP exemption in competition legislation

Businesses who license their intellectual property rights should start reviewing their licensing arrangements to ensure compliance with the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth).

09 October 2018
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Australian Plant Breeders’ Rights to be significantly strengthened

Significant changes to the regulation of Australian plant breeders’ rights are currently before Parliament.

21 June 2018
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AgriThinking: Federal Government launches inquiry into super investment in agriculture

The Federal Government has launched an inquiry into the barriers to increased superannuation fund investment in Australia’s agricultural sector.

04 June 2018
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The Future of Food and Grocery shopping

Insights and trends shaping the future of food and grocery retailing and consumption at the annual Food and Grocery Australia Conference.

30 May 2018
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A postcard from Beef Australia 2018 (Beef Week)

Key themes from this year’s Beef Week include emerging opportunities regarding trade and investment, branding and the importance this plays in the supply chain and more...

15 May 2018
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Australian Federal Budget 2018-19

Analysis of the 2018-19 Australian Federal Budget: significant reforms for corporates, small business and personal tax.

08 May 2018
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Australian Federal Budget 2018-19: Corporate

Analysis of the 2018-19 Australian Federal Budget: key tax changes for corporates and business.

08 May 2018
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