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News Code of Conduct update; ACCC flags enforcement in the electricity market; and other developments
Insight 09 Sep 2020

News Code of Conduct update: ACCC releases a draft code for comment; HealthEngine to pay $2.9 million for ACL breaches; ACCC flags enforcement in the electricity market; Next chapter of the gas inquiry; Alstom's acquisition of Bombardier Transport cleared; and more COVID cooperation. ...

ALRC recommends broad changes to Australia's corporate criminal responsibility regime
Insight 08 Sep 2020

The ALRC is proposing an ambitious reform agenda to recalibrate the role that federal criminal law plays in the overall regulation of companies and better align corporate criminal liability with corporate culpability. Read our latest insight for our analysis on the report. ...

Capturing the hydrogen opportunity for Australia and Japan
Insight 08 Sep 2020

Australian hydrogen exports are expected to contribute $1.7 billion to the economy and create 2800 jobs by 2030. This presents an enormous opportunity for Australian business. Our latest guide aims to help understand the opportunities and how to move forward. ...

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. ...

Investing via convertible debt instruments in Vietnam
Insight 03 Sep 2020

We look at the pros and cons of convertible debt instruments compared to traditional equity investment in Vietnam, the availability of these instruments to foreign investors and a comparison between convertible loan and convertible bond. ...

ALRC Final Report: Corporate Criminal Responsibility
Insight 01 Sep 2020

The Australian Law Reform Commission's Final Report on Corporate Criminal Responsibility (Report) was made public on Monday, 31 August 2020 after being tabled by Parliament. Watch our experts examine some of the Report's key proposals and their likely impact for companies. ...

ASIC's Corporate Plan 2020-2024
Insight 01 Sep 2020

ASIC's Corporate Plan sets out its strategic priorities and actions for the next four years, especially its approach to its supervisory, surveillance and enforcement functions, and how each of those may have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

Australia rebranded? A new logo in tough times for trade and travel
Insight 28 Aug 2020

Australia's new 'wattle' logo is intended to represent Australia in the international trade arena. Detailed arrangements governing its use are still to come. Stay alert for details of forthcoming governance arrangements which will define the circumstances in which the new logo can be applied. ...

Gaming: it's no game, in fact, it's big business
Insight 28 Aug 2020

From Nintendo to esports, gaming has put on a masterclass, demonstrating how leveraging and protecting IP is a key companion to reaching audiences beyond the controller. ...

Honest concurrent use: a rock-solid reminder of the importance of specific evidence
Insight 28 Aug 2020

A recent decision of the Full Court of the Federal Court has highlighted that evidence of honest concurrent use of a trade mark must relate to the specific goods or services covered by an application. It's a timely reminder about the need for care in selecting the scope of the goods and services covered by a mark. ...