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Australia - Communications Minister announces ACMA review - 15 June 2015
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • July 27 2015

Communications Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, has issued a statement announcing his intention to conduct a comprehensive review of the Australia


Australia - Small Business Minister announces comprehensive review into the Australian Consumer Law - 10 July 2015
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • July 27 2015

On 10 July 2015, the Small Business Minister, Bruce Billson, announced that State and Territory Ministers for Consumer Affairs have agreed the terms


Australia-China Free Trade Agreement - key IP features
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia, China
  • July 27 2015

Following a decade of negotiations, Australia signed the Free Trade Agreement between the Government of Australia and the Government of the People's


Anti-Piracy Bill passes the Senate and comes into effect
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • July 27 2015

The Copyright Amendment (Online Infringement) Bill 2015 (Bill) was passed into law on Friday 26 June 2015. As we reported in the April 2015 edition of


Privacy - 9 July 2015
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • July 9 2015

There is a proliferation of wearable technology as mainstream consumer products. The ways in which these new technologies record, quantify and track


Australia - Full Federal Court clarifies position on penalties
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • July 8 2015

On 8 April 2015, the Full Federal Court found in favour of the appellant ANZ in Paciocco v ANZ 2015 FCAFC 50, declaring that the bank's late fees


Australia - Federal Government reveals plans to extend GST to digital products
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • July 8 2015

In the Australian Federal Budget released on 12 May 2015, Treasurer Joe Hockey revealed plans to extend the Goods and Services Tax (GST) to


Australia - metadata found to constitute "personal information" under the Privacy Act
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • July 8 2015

On 1 May 2015, the Privacy Commissioner Timothy Pilgrim handed down a significant ruling that considered the meaning of 'personal information' under


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 - 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