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When bright lines blur: when is personal information "de-identified" and why does it matter?
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • May 12 2016

Even if you de-identify personal information, you must minimise or manage the risk of others putting the pieces together and identifying individuals


Implications of the Dallas Buyers Club v iiNet decisions
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • April 28 2016

The Dallas Buyers Club v iiNet decisions may have broadened the law on who can sue for copyright infringement, and could set more hurdles for future


Your contract has expired? Watch out for these potential legal landmines
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • April 14 2016

In the commercial world there exist myriad fixed term goods and services contracts. Towards the end of a contract, parties may come together to


ACL reach broadened as ACCC wins case against Valve Corporation
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • April 14 2016

The Federal Court has clarified some important questions about the reach of the Australian Consumer Law (ACL) and its application to online


Regulating digital financial product advice consultation paper released
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • April 14 2016

On Monday, 21 March 2016, ASIC released Consultation Paper 254 Regulating digital financial product advice that included a draft Regulatory Guide


Government announces media ownership law changes
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • March 17 2016

The changes recognise that traditional media platforms need greater freedom to restructure and rescale the ownership of their businesses to respond


PoliticalCorrectnessGoneMad?auspol employees on social media
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • March 3 2016

APS employers have been taking an employee's political activity out of hours into account when making a termination decision, but there is little


Social media misconduct and the right to reinstatement
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • February 18 2016

Misconduct on social media might not justify dismissal, but it can prevent an employee's reinstatement. Since the rise of popular social media sites


It's not just an unfair contract, it's false, misleading and deceptive conduct, says ACCC
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • February 18 2016

By arguing an unfair contract is also false or misleading conduct, ACCC hopes to get a pecuniary penalty which can be as high as $1.1m per breach


Australian Government proposes various changes to the Copyright Act
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • February 4 2016

The changes to the Copyright Act are designed to make the law easier for the disability, educational, libraries and archives sectors, and expand the