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"Net neutrality": are developments in the US and Europe a sign of things to come for Australia?

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia, European Union, USA
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  • April 17 2014

"Net neutrality" has not received significant public attention in Australia despite the telecommunications and media industries undergoing major

Global employment, pensions and incentives newsletter

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Africa, Australia, China, European Union, France, Hong Kong, Japan, Russia, Singapore, Spain, United Kingdom, USA
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  • April 15 2014

Most of the labour codes in force in francophone sub-Saharan Africa contain provisions which seek to prevent unfair competition practices among

Foreign bribery update April 2014

  • Johnson Winter & Slattery
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  • Australia, European Union, United Kingdom, USA
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  • April 15 2014

This update covers a range of important developments in Australia and overseas in the area of foreign bribery policy, investigations and regulation

Internal investigations and legal professional privilege don’t get caught in the grey zone

  • Gilbert + Tobin
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  • Australia, United Kingdom, USA
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  • April 14 2014

By their very nature, reports of internal investigations can contain material which be extremely damaging in any subsequent litigation. Recent

Full Federal Court authorises tax on fiscally transparent entity despite US treaty

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • Australia, USA
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  • April 8 2014

The Full Federal Court has, subject to final orders being made, allowed the Commissioner's appeal in Commissioner of Taxation v Resource Capital Fund

Surnames as trade marks in the wine industry

  • Henry Hughes
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  • Australia, New Zealand, USA
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  • April 7 2014

It is not uncommon for Australian and New Zealand wine producers to use their name or surname as a trade mark for their wine. Some examples of

This week in securities litigation (week ending April 4, 2014)

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • Australia, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, USA
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  • April 3 2014

High speed trading and insider trading were key topics this week. Author Michael Lewis released a new book on high speed trading and, in an interview

FATCA: IRS administers short-term painkiller for Australian financial institutions before Australia has an IGA

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • Australia, USA
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  • April 3 2014

It confirms the FATCA regime for Australian financial institutions is a Model 1 Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA). It permits Australian financial

Enterprise bargaining: risk and strategy

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • Australia, USA
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  • April 2 2014

Upon its inception in the 1990s, enterprise-based bargaining presented Australian employers with more opportunity than risk. Today the opposite seems

Putin up with Russia

  • King & Spalding LLP
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  • Australia, Canada, European Union, Russia, Ukraine, USA
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  • April 1 2014

In response to months of civil strife and violence in Ukraine, in March Vladimir Putin sent heavily armed Russian troops into Crimea, an autonomous