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Australia - are changes on the horizon for the regulation of medical devices?
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • USA
  • May 13 2015

The recent proliferation of wearable medical and health technology products ("wearables") raises a range of regulatory issues in Australia, including


Australia - extending unfair contract protections to small business contracts
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • May 13 2015

On 15 April 2015, the Minister for Small Business, the Hon. Bruce Billson MP, announced confirmation from the Council of Australian Governments


Australia - Communications Alliance submits final version of anti-piracy code
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • May 13 2015

Australia's main telecommunications industry body, Communications Alliance, has submitted an updated and final version of the Copyright Notice Scheme


Australia - government moves forward with anti-piracy legislation
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • April 23 2015

The Copyright (Online Infringement) Bill 2015 (Bill) was introduced to the House of Representatives on 6 March 2015 by Communications Minister


Australia - ACCC flags public review into the proposed takeover of iiNet by TPG Telecom
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • April 23 2015

TPG Telecom announced its intention to buy rival iiNet on 13 March 2015, in a deal worth AUD $1.4 billion (US $1.065 billion). The proposed takeover


Australian Commonwealth Parliament passes data retention into law
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • April 23 2015

On 27 March 2015, the Telecommunications (Interception and Access) Amendment (Data Retention) Bill 2014 (Cth) was passed into law. From 2017 onwards


Australia - High Court upholds ACMA's right to take administrative action against broadcaster
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • March 30 2015

On 4 March 2015, the High Court of Australia handed down its judgment in Australian Communications and Media Authority v Today FM (Sydney) Pty Ltd


Australia - Communications Alliance releases draft copyright code
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • March 30 2015

The Communications Alliance has released for public comment a draft industry code of practice (Draft Code) designed to combat online copyright


Australia - Telcos in the crosshairs as ACCC targets truth in advertising
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • March 30 2015

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has issued Australian telecommunications company iiNet with $204,000 in penalties over


Australia - Parliamentary Committee releases report on mandatory Data Retention Bill
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • March 30 2015

The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security (Committee) has released its advisory report (Report) on the Telecommunications