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Mandatory JobKeeper reporting for listed entities: legislation passed

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

A National Code goes local: Victoria’s 2021 COVID rent relief scheme

Victoria has just enacted the Commercial Tenancy Relief Scheme Regulations 2021 (Regulations) putting a 2021 spin on rent relief.

26 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

An app for that? What do developers of software-based medical devices need to know?

The increasing pace of digital health, wearables, and apps generally have spawned an increasing number of innovative software-based products that are able to assist with, or may aim...

23 August 2021

Unboxing the Australian Government’s $100m patent scheme

One of the key measures targeting innovation in the Federal budget announced on 11 May 2021, is the introduction of a ‘patent box scheme’ worth over $100 million...

03 June 2021

Appeal in Ethicon pelvic mesh class action – what risks need to be disclosed?

In a unanimous decision handed down on Friday, the Full Court of the Federal Court upheld a decision of Justice Katzmann that found Ethicon Sàrl and related companies...

09 March 2021

China’s 14th Five-Year Plan: a blueprint for growth in complex times

China’s annual National People’s Congress parliamentary session will take place in March to approve the country’s social and economic development plans for the period 2021-25.

09 February 2021
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Briefing note for state of emergency in Myanmar

On February 1, Myanmar’s military-owned Myawaddy TV announced that a state of emergency would be imposed in accordance with Articles 417 and 418 of the 2008 Constitution of...

05 February 2021

Pre-COVID FIRB Thresholds to be Reinstated on 1 January 2021

Late on 9 December 2020, the Treasurer announced that the current $0 monetary screening thresholds for FIRB applications will be lifted on 1 January 2021, resulting for the...

11 December 2020

Patent rights on sale: High Court adopts doctrine of exhaustion of rights on first sale

The High Court of Australia has ruled on and concluded a long-running dispute between Seiko-Epson and Calidad in relation to print cartridges, setting down an important precedent in...

13 November 2020

Government commences broad-based review of Australian Privacy Laws

On 30 October 2020 the Australian Government commenced a broad-based review of Australian Privacy Laws by releasing an Issues Paper seeking feedback on possible privacy law reforms. ...

04 November 2020

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