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Computer says “ACL”
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • December 8 2016

On 30 November 2016, the ACCC commenced proceedings in the Federal Court against MSY Technology and


Retail Shops Leases - Compensation for Lessees
  • Stephens & Tozer Solicitors
  • Australia
  • December 5 2016

If you are the owner of a small business and your lease is subject to the Act, it is important to know that you are entitled to compensation if the


Mystery Shopping: Rivals obtaining Intelligence or Regulators obtaining Evidence?
  • Johnson Winter & Slattery
  • Australia
  • December 5 2016

Earlier this year, in the case of Director of Consumer Affairs Victoria v The Good Guys, the Federal Court held that the secret recording of the


Tax Planning: never lose sight of the forest from the trees
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • December 1 2016

The Federal Court of Australia has handed down a decision that is a salutary reminder to directors that, in any corporate tax planning, it is


Equitable remedies for breach of contract
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Australia
  • December 1 2016

The influence of equity in our modern legal system must not be underestimated. There has been a resurgence of equity in the last 15-20 years


Section 180(1) of the Corporations Act: a backdoor means of prosecuting company directors for corporate contraventions of environmental law?
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • November 30 2016

In recent years, ASIC has used what some have described as a 'stepping stone' approach to a directors' statutory duty of care.1 Not surprisingly


Six points to keep in mind if your contracts contain automatic renewal terms
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • November 30 2016

Automatic renewal terms are now in the sights of the ACCC under new laws which extend the unfair contract term provisions of the Australian Consumer


General Counsel Update - November 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • November 24 2016

The outcome of the June 2016 Brexit referendum raised many significant questions of concern to business. We began our Brexit analysis 18 months before


Shopping around for misleading and deceptive conduct
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • November 24 2016

Retailers carry a heavy burden to educate staff about complex matters, but written materials will be useful as a complement to oral representations


Contract Hampered by Unfair Term
  • The Commercial Bar Association of Victoria
  • Australia
  • November 24 2016

Edelman J’s decision in ACCC v Chrisco Hampers 2015 FCA 1204 provides guidance on how courts will approach the unfair contract term provsions of the