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Federal Court orders penalties against Viagogo; ACCC commences new civil proceedings; Rod Sims continues to advocate for law changes; and other developments
Insight 17 Nov 2020

Federal Court orders penalties against Viagogo and iSelect; ACCC commences new civil proceedings; Rod Sims continues to advocate for law changes; and other developments ...

Pandemic caused stoppage of work, says Federal Court in Qantas stand down dispute
Insight 16 Nov 2020

The Federal Court has confirmed that government restrictions on travel and quarantine measures stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic caused a stoppage of work for the purpose of stand downs initiated by Qantas and Jetstar under their enterprise agreements. ...

Federal court awards largest ever adverse action payout
Insight 16 Nov 2020

A senior employee was awarded $5.2m after he was dismissed, with the Federal Court deciding his employer took adverse action against him and hence breached his employment contract. ...

Western Australia's WHS Act to introduce industrial manslaughter laws
Insight 16 Nov 2020

Western Australia has joined the harmonised work health and safety (WHS) regime, in line with New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, the Northern Territory and Tasmania. Victoria will continue to operate under a separate regime. The Work Health and Safety Act 2019 (WA) (the Act) passed through the Legislative Assembly on 3 November 2020. ...

Down-scheduling CBD and growing Australia's cannabis industry
Insight 10 Nov 2020

The Therapeutics Goods Administration is proposing amendments to the Poisons Standard to permit pharmacists to sell low-dose cannabidiol (CBD) products without a prescription. Businesses intending to import, manufacture and supply cannabis products in the Australian market should monitor these developments closely. ...

Foreign influence – from education to enforcement
Insight 09 Nov 2020

A heightened risk of foreign interference and a shift towards enforcement of the new foreign influence and interference legislation means it is now critical to consider any compliance risks your business may face. ...

Nucleus – corporate law developments: ASIC concludes stub equity consultation; FIRB amending legislation introduced; FIRB updates guidance on tax conditions; proposal to make electronic signing and virtual meetings permanent; and other corporate law developments
Insight 02 Nov 2020

ASIC concludes position on use of stub equity in control transactions; ASX extends emergency class waivers and clarifies ability to ratify use of additional placement capacity; FIRB amending legislation introduced to Parliament; FIRB updates guidance on tax conditions; ACCC to examine competition in mobile apps; Fair Work Commission extends temporary COVID-19 flexibilities in 99 modern awards; Federal Government proposes to make electronic signing and virtual meetings permanent. ...

A battle with Banksy
Insight 30 Oct 2020

Banksy has lost his trade mark rights to his notorious Flower Thrower artwork in the EU. The EUIPO's decision reflects on bad faith registrations in the EU and offers other important food for thought in the context of trade mark and copyright law. ...

Funds and institutional investors: a pivotal role in the infrastructure-led recovery
Insight 28 Oct 2020

Funds and institutional investors are uniquely positioned to play a pivotal role in this recovery and to respond to the disruption and opportunities that have been presented in infrastructure. ...

Australia's second shareholder class action judgment
Insight 26 Oct 2020

In the wake of Crowley v Worley Limited, Australia's first two shareholder class action judgments highlight the significant risk that applicants, and the litigation funders that support them, take when pursuing such claims to trial. Neither judgment sounded in any award of damages for shareholders. ...

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