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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 - 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 - 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 - 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


Australian Consumer Law applies to supply of online software by foreign corporation
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • May 6 2016

The Australian Federal Court has clarified when a foreign corporation supplying goods to Australian consumers will be subject to the Australian


Australia to take the lead in developing international blockchain standards
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia, Global
  • October 25 2016

The growing realisation that blockchain technology has the potential to revolutionise the structure of financial services has created significant


The long arm of the Australian Consumer Law
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • April 25 2016

The Australian Federal Court has clarified when a foreign corporation supplying goods to Australian consumers will be subject to the Australian


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