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When can a ‘descriptive’ word be registered as a trade mark?

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • October 30 2014

It seems that the answer depends on the factors which a decision maker may take into account.If a word is to be registered as a trade mark, it must

Will you have AML transitional arrangements in place by 1 November 2014?

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • October 23 2014

On 1 June 2014, new customer due diligence requirements were introduced to amend the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Terrorism Financing Rules

Will challenges - are you in or are you out?

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • October 21 2014

Amendments to the Victorian laws dealing with challenges to Wills, or testator family maintenance claims, have now been passed and will come into

Changes to Employee Share Scheme tax rules

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • October 16 2014

The Government has released its "Industry Innovation and Competitiveness Agenda" containing initiatives to boost business competitiveness. Among the

Significant Investor Visa update

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • October 16 2014

The Federal government has recently announced amendments to the Business Innovation and Investment Programme. These changes are expected to be

Liquidators not personally liable for CGT prior to issue of notice of assessment

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • October 10 2014

On 8 October 2014 the Full Court of the Federal Court delivered judgment in favour of the liquidators in the much anticipated Australian Building

Project DO IT - ATO amends rules

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • October 7 2014

Late last week the ATO updated it's Project DO IT fact sheet. Most importantly, the ATO has updated its position on:

The Codelfa controversy continues admissibility of evidence of surrounding circumstances in the construction of contracts

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • September 18 2014

Since our most recent update on this issue (reported here), the question of whether evidence of surrounding circumstances is admissible for the

Recovering unauthorised or mistaken payments

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • September 12 2014

In September 2014, the New South Wales Court of Appeal delivered its decision in Russell Gould Pty Ltd v Ramangkura 2014 NSWCA 310. A copy of the

Implied terms in employment contracts

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • September 10 2014

For years Australian courts and tribunals have tangoed with and side-stepped around the sticky issue of whether Australian law recognises an implied