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The Federal Government issues its final response to the Quality of Advice review
Insight 08 Dec 2023

The Federal Government has provided its final response to the Quality of Advice review, as part of its 'Delivering Better Financial Outcomes' package of reforms. ...

High Court provides guidance on class action waiver clauses
Insight 07 Dec 2023

The High Court of Australia has unanimously found that a class action waiver clause sought to be invoked in the Ruby Princess class action was an unfair term under the Australian Consumer Law. We examine the reasoning behind the decision and assess its implications for class action defendants. ...

Recent developments in work health and safety
Insight 07 Dec 2023

The latest issues, decisions and proposed changes impacting business and workplace risk. ...

Treasury consults on the retirement phase of superannuation
Insight 06 Dec 2023

The government has released a discussion paper which seeks industry and community views on how the superannuation system can best provide the security and income Australians need in retirement. ...

More than just window shopping: unboxing recent M&A activity in the Australian retail sector
Insight 05 Dec 2023

From 'just browsing' to buying In this Insight, we look at recent M&A trends in the consumer and retail sector, which has not escaped the challenging economic environment. We also highlight some key legal considerations for targets and investors looking at consumer and retail M&A transactions. ...

Why everyone is talking about AI safety and cybersecurity
Insight 01 Dec 2023

The Australian Signals Directorate, together with 19 other global partners, published Guidelines for secure AI system development. We've distilled the themes emerging from these latest developments and the top 9 steps organisations should take to address AI security risks. ...

Closing Loopholes: 81 amendments to the Government's shakeup of workplace laws
Insight 01 Dec 2023

The Federal Government's Closing Loopholes Bill passed the House of Representatives on Wednesday, 29 November 2023. In this Insight, we examine some of the key amendments incorporated into this amended Bill. ...

Overview of state and territory Budgets 2023-24
Insight 30 Nov 2023

All Australian states and territories have delivered their Budgets for 2023–24. Those Budgets' proposed changes span a spectrum from minor tax refinements to major tax reforms. ...

Nine-year check-in: Draft Binding Treaty on Business and Human Rights
Insight 27 Nov 2023

For nearly a decade, a United Nations working group has been debating and negotiating the scope and content of a proposed binding treaty on business and human rights. If agreed and ratified, the treaty will represent a major leap forward in the regulation of business human rights. ...