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A new rights-based approach: the Aged Care Royal Commission delivers its blueprint for radical reform
Insight 05 Mar 2021

The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety issued its Final Report, which recommends significant change through the creation of a new aged care system aimed at placing people at the centre of aged care. The recommendations are wide ranging. ...

Allens advises on $1.5bn New Footscray Hospital
News 11 Mar 2021

The New Footscray Hospital is a critical community asset that will help address the increasing demand from Melbourne’s booming western suburbs.  Partner David Donnelly, who led the Allens team, sai ...

Allens advises BGH Capital on acquisition of Healius' Medical Centres business
News 24 Nov 2020

Allens' Private Equity and Healthcare specialists across a number of practices combined to help BGH deliver a complex carve-out transaction that spanned the COVID period. 'The BGH team has been ...

What's in a (biosimilar) name?
Insight 08 Sep 2016

Because biosimilars and their reference biologic medicine are not identical whether compared to each other or even between biosimilars it is important to know which product has been used ...

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. ...

Lorna Jane antivirus activewear claims don't workout
Insight 08 Sep 2020

A recent set of infringement notices issued by the Therapeutic Goods Administration, including against clothing manufacturer Lorna Jane, highlights the importance of businesses carefully scrutinising all claims made about any health-related benefits of their products. We break down the elements of that case and its significance for advertising and marketing claims. ...

In the Know: Cyber vernacular
Insight 05 Sep 2017

The Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet has recently considered an early draft of a document defining a new 'cyber lexicon' at a roundtable hosted by Alastair MacGibbon, Special Adviser to the Prime Minister on Cyber Security. The document, titled 'Words Matter: Australia's Cyber Security Lexic ...

UK Supreme Court affirms jurisdiction to determine global FRAND terms
Insight 07 Sep 2020

The UK Supreme Court's decision in Unwired Planet v Huawei confirms that disputes between organisations that own these patents, and equipment manufacturers that use the patents, can be brought and resolved on a worldwide basis in England. ...

Changes ongoing for product liability and compliance during COVID-19
Insight 07 Aug 2020

Amidst increased scrutiny by the Therapeutic Goods Administration and the ACCC, Australian businesses which manufacture personal protective equipment (PPE), detergents and hand sanitiser must remain on top of changes to product laws in the healthcare space in order to avoid potential liability. ...

Allens advises Cigna on new health venture
News 24 Jan 2020

The joint venture will aim to offer a range of services for the benefit of health fund members in Australia, to deliver better health outcomes and risk management. Each company will contribute $10 ...

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