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Australia: Misleading and deceptive conduct class action
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • June 22 2017

On 30 March 2017, a large plaintiff law firm announced that it is set to commence a class action against Thorn Australia Pty Ltd (Thorn), trading as


Australia: Updated Telemarketing and Research Standard
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • June 15 2017

On 29 March 2017, the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) released the Telecommunications (Telemarketing and Research Calls) Industry


Australian Government Broadcast and Content Reform Package
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • May 30 2017

On 6 May 2017 the Federal Government announced further reforms to Australian broadcasting under its Broadcast and Content Reform Package. This


New disclosure requirements for native advertising to take effect 1 March
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • February 16 2017

From 1 March 2017, the Australian Association of National Advertisers (AANA) Code of Ethics (Code) will include a new provision that requires


Australia - Updated ACMA privacy guidelines
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • January 5 2017

In September 2016, the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) updated its privacy guidelines for broadcasters (Guidelines). The update


Australia - ACCC takes action against Meriton over online reviews
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • January 5 2017

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has brought proceedings in the Federal Court against Meriton Property Services Pty Ltd


Telecommunications Regulatory Update - September 2016
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • September 17 2016

The ACMA has released its updated privacy guidelines for broadcasters, which were last revised in 2011. The privacy guidelines have been updated to:


Media Reform Update
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • September 7 2016

The Government has reintroduced changes to the media ownership and control laws under the Broadcasting Services Act 1992 (Cth) (BSA). The


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


Federal Court rules Olympic themed Telstra campaign is not misleading
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Australia
  • August 10 2016

The Federal Court's recent decision in Australian Olympic Committee, Inc. v Telstra Corporation Limited2016 FCA 857 will be of particular interest