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ACCC proposes further changes to merger laws

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

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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