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Code red: IP licence held to be a franchise

Australia - June 21 2012 The Franchising Code of Conduct may apply to a licensing or distribution agreement in circumstances where the principal retains some control over the marketing of the product.

Bill proposing civil penalties and other changes to unfair contract terms regime introduced to Parliament

Australia - February 16 2022 On 9 February 2022, legislation amending the unfair contract terms (UCT) regime was introduced into Parliament. The amendments are included in the…

Patrick Gay, Tomas Kemmery, Stephanie Panayi, Gila Segall, April Whitehead

Treasury proposes civil penalties and other changes to unfair contract terms regime

Australia - September 2 2021 Among other proposals, a civil penalty regime is proposed for standard form contracts containing unfair contract terms which, if passed into law…

Patrick Gay, Tomas Kemmery, Stephanie Panayi, Gila Segall

Penalties for breaches of Australian competition and consumer law set to increase

Australia - August 19 2022 On 18 August 2022, the Commonwealth Government released draft legislation proposing five-fold increases in the maximum penalties that apply to…

Linda Evans, Ben Lyons

The ACCC consults on sweeping reforms for digital markets

Australia - March 3 2022 The ACCC has formally opened consultations on whether Australia’s competition and consumer law regime (including merger laws) needs digital…

Patrick Clark, Tomas Kemmery, Stephanie Panayi