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Delivering the goods: transport providers roped in

Until this week, transport and storage service providers were exempt from complying with the consumer guarantees under the Australian Consumer Law (ACL). This r […]

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A marriage is a lot like an orange

We've all dreamed of it, we've all definitely discussed it over a drink or 2, and some of us have even done it - start a company with a friend. 'What could p […]

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Esports – opportunity for video game developers

In part 1 of our blog on the global rise of esports, we focussed on legal issues affecting the industry, including player contracts, governance and sponsorship. […]

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Esports – what millennials are up to

Esports is short for electronic sports, a phrase reserved for the competitive video gaming scene recently emerged into the mainstream. It is already a massive g […]

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Hear what happened in Canberra?
No, not that

All eyes have been on the Australian Prime Minister this month, but you may have missed the news that Parliament has passed consumer protection laws. These laws […]

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The ‘valve’ is off on Steam’s refund policy

A battle between ACCC and Valve Corporation (Valve) has ended. The Full Court of the Australian Federal Court ruled that Valve (one of the world’s largest onl […]

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CoR – New safety duties for the supply chain

If you are part of the supply chain you will have a positive duty to ensure the safety of your transport activities ‘so far as reasonably practicable’. A […]

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Illegal logging compliance for non-loggers

If you import paper, tissues, wooden handled brushes, timber furniture, paper bags, cigarette papers or other regulated timber products the due diligence obliga […]

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Part 2: Trade mark use – what, when & who?

In part 1 of our blog we discussed Aldi’s court battle with Moroccanoil Israel (MI)[1]. In part 2, we discuss the importance of trade mark ‘use’ and hi […]

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A ship without its captain

In day to day operations, companies act through its board of directors. The board tends to make strategic and operational decisions and is responsible for ensur […]

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