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2018

Implications for business when Australia implements APEC’s Cross Border Privacy Rules System next year

By: Rhys Williamson
18 December 2018

After consultation with business and stakeholders, the Australian Government recently applied to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation economic forum (APEC) to participat...

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Unpacking recent changes to Australia’s IP legislation

By: Rhys Williamson
22 November 2018

Recent changes to Australia’s intellectual property legislation reflect some of the recommendations made by the Productivity Commission in 2016. This article explores h...

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Franchise agreements, trade marks and Australian consumer law

By: John Forde
26 July 2018

A franchise is a business arrangement that allows a person to operate under the name of an already established business. A recent dispute involved an International Restau...

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2016

Unfair contract terms outlawed when dealing with small business

By: Mitchell Downes
29 September 2016

On Saturday 12 November 2016, a new law will come into effect. One that prohibits unfair contract terms in standard form contracts when dealing with small business. It wi...

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