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Australian Productivity Commission proposes to cut red tape in infrastructure services
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • January 25 2010

The Australian Productivity Commission's latest report identifies ways in which to reduce the regulatory burden on businesses in various sectors such as in information, media and telecommunications


Court finds company, directors misled foreign IT job seekers
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • February 1 2010

The Australian Federal Court has declared that Zanok Technologies Pty Ltd (Zanok) had engaged in misleading and deceptive conduct by making false representations to foreign IT job seekers on a number of websites offering various IT job positions, including MyCareer, Seek and Gumtree


Online retailer offers remedies for misleading statements
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • May 5 2010

An Australian online retailer of computer equipment, Mwave, has amended its website and warranty terms based on concerns raised by the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) regarding false and misleading statements on its website regarding consumer's rights


Australian regulator obtains first do not call register court penalty against telemarketer
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • September 14 2011

The Australian Federal Court has found that FHT Travel Pty Limited (FHT Travel) and its sole director breached the Do Not Call Register Act 2006 by making, or causing to be made, more than 12,000 marketing calls to people who had placed their telephone numbers on the Australian Do Not Call Register


Clients & Friends Newsletter - June 2014
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia, China, Czech Republic, European Union, Hong Kong, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, Spain, United Kingdom
  • June 30 2014

The Australian tax year will end on June 30, 2014, and companies will be required to report any taxable events related to employee share awards to


ACMA considers privacy implications of material sourced from Facebook
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • January 25 2012

On 19 December 2011, the ACMA conducted an investigation into the use of Facebook content by a major free-to-air television provider during a local news broadcast


A privacy cause of action?
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • January 25 2012

On 18 November 2011, submissions closed on the Federal Government's issues paper: A Commonwealth Statutory Cause of Action for Serious Invasion of Privacy


Intermediary liability - Australia
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • January 25 2012

The debate surrounding intermediary liability for copyright infringement in an online context continues, both in Australia and in many foreign jurisdictions


ACMA privacy guidelines
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Australia
  • January 25 2012

On 23 December 2011, the ACMA released its Privacy Guidelines for Broadcasters


Intermediary liability global
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • India, Netherlands, Spain, United Kingdom, USA, Australia
  • January 25 2012

They have also been a number of overseas developments that are of interest from an Australian perspective given the ongoing debate surrounding the issue