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Media reform back on the agenda

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia
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  • April 3 2014

Earlier this month, the Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull put media reform back on the national agenda commenting that he was sympathetic to

ACCC goes online: Scoopon fined $1 million for misleading conduct

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia
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  • February 6 2014

Online retailers have the same obligations as traditional retailers under the Australian Consumer Law. Online trading and consumer protection were

Employees' Facebook posts out of work hours can put them out of work for good

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia
  • -
  • December 19 2013

An employee's opinions can become a disciplinary matter if they can damage the employer's reputation or viability, or destroy the employer's

Advertising and the ACL: fine print couldn't save TPG Internet in the High Court

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia
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  • December 19 2013

On 12 December 2013, the High Court by a 4-1 majority overturned the Full Federal Court's decision and reinstated the $2 million pecuniary penalty

Social media trade promotions: be aware of the legal issues

  • Clayton Utz
  • -
  • Australia
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  • September 26 2013

Consumer competitions or contests, generally known in Australia as "trade promotions", are a popular way for businesses to promote their goods and

Court can't handle me: Flo Rida finds the flaw in Facebook service

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia
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  • August 29 2013

While it doesn't kill the use of social media for service, the Flo Rida decision does mean that courts will require more background information

Employee dismissed for soliciting employer's clients through LinkedIn

  • Clayton Utz
  • -
  • Australia
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  • August 1 2013

An employee's social media postings can be incompatible with the duties the employee owes his or her employer. The Fair Work Commission has upheld an

Money can't buy my "like": the problems of buying a business and its social media accounts

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia
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  • July 18 2013

Many businesses derive significant revenue through their social media accounts, but buying those accounts from another business is neither legally

Transferring social media accounts: legal and practical problems

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia
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  • July 1 2013

Your business is considering purchasing a smaller company ("Target Co") to complement its existing business divisions. Although Target Co has little

Sorry if I'm spamming you, but you do really need to know! ACMA steps up spam enforcement

  • Clayton Utz
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  • Australia
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  • June 6 2013

In a world where online shopping is the norm, email marketing to customers is a boom area. No longer do businesses compete for customers solely