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Unfair Contract Terms regime update: Government releases draft legislation

Australia - August 25 2021 After much anticipation, the Federal Government has released the exposure draft of its Treasury Laws Amendment (Measures for a later sitting) Bill…

Tim Gole, Alexander Ryan, Shani Zarfaty

Guide for Foreign Investors to Australia’s Competition Law

Australia - July 29 2021 The Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) (CC Act) is made up of several parts and schedules, each dealing with particular issues or types of…

Claire Green, Rebecca Mahony

It’s Here! News Media & Digital Platforms Mandatory Bargaining Code

Australia - December 11 2020 The Bill for a mandatory code to address perceived bargaining power imbalances between digital platforms and Australian news media businesses…

Anna Belgiorno-Nettis, Jeremy Jose

Sailing steady in rough seas: Mergers in 2020

Australia - November 23 2020 2020 has been the most extraordinary, distruptive year in recent memory. But has that disruption been felt in Australian merger…

Jennifer Barron, Elizabeth Avery, Gina Cass-Gottlieb, Rebecca Mahony, Simon Muys, Luke Woodward

Unfair Contract Terms: Government planning to introduce penalties

Australia - November 12 2020 Unfair contract terms will become illegal and punishable by civil penalties under plans announced by the Federal Government. The amendments follow a…

Tim Gole, Rebecca Mahony, Adrian Vipond