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Licensed to Blog - internet discussion sites and Australian Financial Services Licences
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • November 24 2016

ASIC monitors the activities of IDSs closely and is empowered to take enforcement action against Australian IDSs who do not comply with their


Bridging the business-consumer divide: comparison websites in focus
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • November 10 2016

ACCC guidelines on increasingly popular comparator websites provide useful guidance for their operators. The rapid growth in the number of Australian


CU LAB: Bullying on employers' social media - who's responsible?
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • November 2 2016

Michael Byrnes explains why your social media activities can be a WHS issue for your employees. Please click here to view the video


Customer feedback accounts on social media: Are employers actively facilitating abuse of their own employees?
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia, Canada
  • September 29 2016

While an employer can't regulate what is posted about the business or its workers on social media generally, it can be responsible where those posts


Ashley Madison: when a private affair becomes a privacy affair
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia, Canada
  • September 29 2016

On 22 August 2016, the Australian Information Commissioner and the Privacy Commissioner of Canada published a joint report into the online data breach


Expedia and Booking.com's narrow price parity clauses OK, say ACCC for now
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • September 15 2016

Expedia and Booking.com, which also includes Wotif.com, have agreed to amend price and availability parity clauses in their contracts with Australian


New guidelines for online reviews and testimonials
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • August 18 2016

The guiding principles for businesses using online reviews as part of their marketing toolkit are openness, consistency and honesty. The ACCC has had


Lack of specialised human resources staff will not excuse procedural failures in dismissing an employee
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • August 4 2016

If procedural fairness is not applied during the disciplinary process, a dismissal may be found to be unfair, even if for valid reasons. The Fair Work


Trade mark owners hit back: Court orders ISPs to block sites selling counterfeit luxury goods
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia, United Kingdom
  • July 14 2016

Rights-holders should explore site-blocking injunctions as a way to stifle the online trade in counterfeit goods. The explosion in online piracy


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