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Credit card crack down: Is your business affected?
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • July 13 2016

In February 2016, the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) (Act) was amended to prohibit corporations from charging 'excessive' payment surcharges


OAIC releases consultation draft on Big Data and the APPs
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • July 13 2016

The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) has invited stakeholders to provide feedback on its new consultation draft Guide to big


ASIC seeking innovation in financial services
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • July 13 2016

The Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) has invited stakeholders to provide feedback on its consultation paper Further measures to


National Face Matching Biometric Capability: Australian Government responds to privacy impact assessment
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • January 18 2016

The Australian government has sought to address concerns regarding the introduction of its $18.5 million national face recognition system by agreeing


Australian Communications and Media Authority ("ACMA") report on Emerging Trends in Media and Communications flags over-the-top communications services ("OTTs") as ripe for regulation
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • December 23 2014

On 21 November 2011, the Australian Communications and Media Authority ("ACMA") released a report entitled Six Emerging Trends in Media and


Australia's new metadata retention laws
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • December 28 2015

As of 13 October 2015, Australian telecommunications companies and internet service providers (ISPs) must retain customers' metadata for two years


Satellites to deliver high-speed broadband to the regions
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • May 17 2012

The Australian government recently announced that NBN Co, the Australian government-owned corporation tasked with designing, building and implementing the National Broadband Network (NBN), has signed a contract worth approximately AUS$620 million with US company Space SystemsLoral


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


Australian Productivity Commission releases terms of reference for Universal Service Obligation Inquiry
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • June 14 2016

The Australian Productivity Commission (Productivity Commission) has announced the terms of reference for its public inquiry into the


Review of Australian Consumer Law Begins
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • April 25 2016

The first review of the Australia Consumer Law (ACL) since its commencement on 1 January 2011 has officially begun, with Consumer Affairs Australia