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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


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


Australia - new e-filing system for Trade Marks Madrid Export applications
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • February 19 2015

On 14 January 2015, IP Australia and the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) announced the introduction of a new e-filing system for


ACCC action against e-cigarette company for alleged misleading non-toxic representations
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • October 25 2016

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has brought proceedings in the Federal Court of Australia against an online e-cigarette


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 - When the consumer watchdog bites: The Community Network ordered to pay penalties of $230,000 for unconscionable, misleading and deceptive conduct
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • August 16 2016

The Federal Court of Australia has ordered Multimedia International Services Pty Ltd, trading as The Community Network (TCN), to pay penalties


WIN v Nine Network Australia - Putting the 'broad' in 'broadcasting'
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • June 13 2016

Technology convergence has created a diverse and dynamic media market in which traditional broadcasters are competing with online service providers


Australia - ACCC powers expanded under new Franchising Code of Conduct
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • February 19 2015

On 1 January 2015, a new mandatory Franchising Code of Conduct (Code) was introduced in Australia. The new Code contained a breadth of changes to the


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


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