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Medibank cleared of all ACCC allegations
  • Maddocks
  • Australia
  • August 31 2017

In June 2016, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) brought proceedings in the Federal Court against Medibank Private Limited

Extended warranties on the firing line from ACCC, ASIC and class actions
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • July 7 2017

Extended warranties have been attracting an increasing amount of regulatory scrutiny in recent years. This activity has now led several law firms and

Section 6 gone but not forgotten - the ‘no utility’ legacy
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • Australia
  • June 22 2017

On 1 June 2017, the Civil Liability (Third Party Claims Against Insurers) Act 2017 (the Act) received Royal Assent and entered into force in New

Corporate crime and corruption: new proposals announced in Australia
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • Australia, United Kingdom
  • April 11 2017

The Australian Government has announced several proposed reforms to combat bribery of foreign public officials, including the possibility of creating

General Counsel Update - February 2017
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Singapore, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Australia, China, European Union, Hong Kong, Indonesia
  • March 1 2017

When we began analysing in depth the possibility of Britain exiting the European Union, 18 months prior to the June

Warranty and Indemnity policies do not include SSA
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • Australia
  • February 16 2017

The Federal Court of Australia has provided a rare insight into the interaction between warranty and indemnity policies and share sale agreements in a

Life insurance reform - Are we there yet? No.
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia
  • February 13 2017

The passing of the Corporations Amendment (Life Insurance Remuneration Arrangements) Bill 2017 (Bill) marks another milestone for one aspect of a

Life Insurance Remuneration Bill passes Parliament
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • February 10 2017

On 9 February 2017, the Corporations Amendment (Life Insurance Remuneration Arrangements) Bill 2016 (Cth) (Bill) finally passed both Houses without

Australia Law Year in Review 2016 and Year to Come 2017
  • Linklaters LLP
  • Australia
  • January 5 2017

From 1 January, a new MAAL (broadly based on the first limb of the United Kingdom's Diverted Profits Tax) applies to 'significant global entities' to

Operation of Indemnity Clauses, Insurance Exclusions and the Unfair Contracts Legislation
  • Barry.Nilsson. Lawyers
  • Australia
  • December 9 2016

In an earlier article by Clive Nichol and Sidney Page it was explained that, from 12 November 2016, amendments to Part 2-3 of The Australian Consumer