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Australia - Productivity Commission draft report: Consumer Law Enforcement and Administration
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • January 5 2017

On 8 December 2016, the Productivity Commission (Commission) released a draft report on the arrangements for administering and enforcing the


Australia - Updated ACMA privacy guidelines
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • January 5 2017

In September 2016, the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) updated its privacy guidelines for broadcasters (Guidelines). The update


Australia - ACCC takes action against Meriton over online reviews
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • January 5 2017

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has brought proceedings in the Federal Court against Meriton Property Services Pty Ltd


Australia - Telecommunications competition law update
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • January 5 2017

On 24 November 2016, the Australian Government announced that it will repeal the telecommunications-specific anti-competitive conduct laws (Part XIB


Australia - Criminal and civil penalties introduced for re-identification of de-identified information
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • December 4 2016

The Privacy Amendment (Re-Identification Offence) Bill 2016 (Cth) (Bill) was introduced into the Senate on 19 October 2016. If passed, the Bill will


Australia - Wholesale domestic mobile roaming service discussion paper released
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • December 4 2016

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has released a Discussion Paper inviting submissions on whether it should declare a


Australia - Unfair contract terms laws extended to small business contracts
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • December 4 2016

On 12 November 2016, the unfair contract terms laws began applying to small business contracts. A court may now declare void 'unfair' terms in


Australia - Telecommunications sector issues paper released
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • December 4 2016

On 24 October 2016, the Department of Communications and the Arts (Department) released an issues paper inviting submissions on the effectiveness of


ACCC market study of communications sector issues paper released
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • October 25 2016

As reported in the September edition of LegalBytes, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is undertaking a market study into the


New Mandatory Data Breach Notification Bill
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • October 25 2016

On 19 October the Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Bill 2016 (the Bill) was introduced into the House of Representatives. At the time of