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Clayton Utz


Trade mark owners hit back: Court orders ISPs to block sites selling counterfeit luxury goods

Australia, United Kingdom - July 14 2016 Rights-holders should explore site-blocking injunctions as a way to stifle the online trade in counterfeit goods. The explosion in online piracy

CU LAB: What is personal information and why does it matter?

Australia - July 14 2016 Cain Sibley teases out the latest in this crucial but complex area

Terminating contracts

Australia - May 1 2013 This article provides a brief overview of the grounds for terminating a contract and sets out some key issues to bear in mind when making an election

Indemnities for breach of contract - do they do what you think they do?

Australia - September 17 2010 The inclusion of an indemnity covering breach of contract has become increasingly common in modern construction contracts

Rogue business operators underpaying staff can't simply hide behind a corporate veil

Australia - July 12 2016 Directors of companies who knowingly and deliberately contravene the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) may be ordered by the Court or Commission to pay high

Late payment fees for credit cards not penalties, says High Court

Australia - July 27 2016 Broad view taken will have ramifications beyond the financial services sector. Late payment fees charged by ANZ on its credit cards are not

ASIC review of IPO due diligence practices finds poor due diligence linked to defective disclosure

Australia - July 22 2016 On 14 July 2016, ASIC released ASIC Report 484: Due diligence practices in initial public offerings (REP 484). REP 484 sets out the key findings of

New Petroleum (Environment) Regulations commence in the NT

Australia - July 21 2016 There are significant changes between the draft and final versions of the Regulations, including an expanded definition of a "regulated activity". New

NT EPA seeking feedback on significant effects definition

Australia - July 21 2016 "Significant effects on the environment" will be a key term in the NT's environmental assessment regime. The Northern Territory Environment

What happens when the government uses software without a licence agreement? Possibly, very little

European Union - July 21 2016 It's far from clear if the Crown use provisions in the Copyright Act apply to computer programs. A case scheduled for hearing in the Federal Court