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High Court to decide whether regulator can determine if a broadcasting service has been used in the commission of an offence

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • Australia
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  • September 1 2014

The legal consequences of the prank call made in December 2012 in which Australian radio announcers called a hospital in London pretending to be

Some clarity on the extent of the implied duty to exercise a contractual discretion in good faith: Caswell v SonyATV Music Publishing (Australia) Pty LTD 2014 NSWSC 841

  • Gilbert + Tobin
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  • Australia
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  • August 26 2014

This case provides some useful clarification of the extent of the implied duty to exercise a contractual discretion in good faith. The New South

Social media use away from work how misuse can impact working relationship

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • Australia
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  • August 25 2014

While more and more organisations are recognising the advantages of encouraging employees to use social media at work, it is the misuse o social

More changes for Google trade marks policy in Australia

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • August 25 2014

From 28 July 2014, Google will permit Australian advertisers to use a trade mark in the text of an advertisement, provided they meet certain

Oracle damages: What are an employee’s hurt feelings worth on today’s market?

  • Russell Kennedy
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  • Australia
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  • August 22 2014

Two recent decisions by the Federal Court of Australia indicate that courts are prepared to award successful plaintiffs tens of thousands of dollars

Changes to the laws relating to gambling advertising in South Australia: what does your marketing manager need to know before you advertise wagering services in South Australia?

  • Addisons
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  • Australia
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  • August 22 2014

On 1 March 2014, the South Australian Gambling Codes of Practice Notice 2013 (the Notice) came into effect. The Notice sets out

Proposed amendments to Copyright Act to tackle online piracy will increase obligations on ISPs

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia
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  • August 21 2014

The Australian Government recently released a discussion paper outlining proposed amendments to the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth)(the Act) to tackle

Social media 'pre-nups'

  • Barry.Nilsson. Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • August 20 2014

With over 1.23 billion users (approximately one sixth of the world's population), Facebook and other popular social media sites such as Twitter and

Freedom of search results: Google and others not liable for defamatory search results, at least until they are put on notice

  • Addisons
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  • Australia
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  • August 20 2014

The Supreme Court of New South Wales has significantly limited the liability of search engines, such as Google, for any defamatory 'publication'

In-game currencies: in the line of fire?

  • Gilbert + Tobin
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  • Australia
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  • August 19 2014

There has been a stratospheric rise in online and app-based social gaming due to the ubiquity of internet and smartphone use. As these games grow in