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Gilbert + Tobin

Wholly-owned subsidiaries: same same but different

Australia - April 8 2014 Wholly-owned subsidiaries might exist for a number of reasons, whether it be for quarantining assets and liabilities, satisfying foreign legal

Productivity Commission inquiry into intellectual property arrangements announced

Australia - August 20 2015 In a joint announcement today, the Treasurer and the Minister for Small Business announced that the Productivity Commission will undertake a broad

Consultation on AUSTRAC industry contribution

Australia - August 26 2015 As part of the 2014 Federal Budget, the Australian Government announced it would replace the cost recovery arrangements administered by the

Federal Court considers for the first time copyright in television formats

Australia - August 11 2015 On Friday, the Federal Court of Australia issued an important decision on the protection of television formats under Australian copyright Law. See

Federal Court green lights dual distribution models: wins for Flight Centre and ANZ against ACCC price fixing allegations

Australia - July 30 2015 Today, the Full Federal Court has allowed Flight Centre's appeal, finding that it did not engage in attempted price fixing. The ACCC has been ordered

Consultation on AUSTRAC industry contribution

Australia - August 26 2015 As part of the 2014 Federal Budget, the Australian Government announced it would replace the cost recovery arrangements administered by the

Productivity Commission inquiry into intellectual property arrangements announced

Australia - August 20 2015 In a joint announcement today, the Treasurer and the Minister for Small Business announced that the Productivity Commission will undertake a broad

Merger control investigation in Australia

Australia, Global - August 14 2015 What are the potential outcomes of a merger control investigation in Australia?

Federal Court considers for the first time copyright in television formats

Australia - August 11 2015 On Friday, the Federal Court of Australia issued an important decision on the protection of television formats under Australian copyright Law. See

A tale of two ports

Australia - August 11 2015 Recent developments at the Port of Newcastle and Port of Melbourne may hold important lessons for the regulatory strategies of port owners, users and