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Defamation law developments in the digital context
Insight 20 Jun 2018

The NSW Attorney-General has released the long-awaited statutory review of the Defamation Act 2005 (NSW), recommending that consideration be given to certain changes to the Model Defamation ...

When trade mark law gets Messi, better call the Dr (Dre)
Insight 20 Jun 2018

Having a famous name has many perks, and as Lionel Messi recently found out, registering your name as a trade mark is one of these. However, such fame is a double-edged sword, as Dr Dre recently ...

Class action and litigation funding review - ALRC grapples with thorny issues
Insight 06 Jun 2018

As part of its current inquiry into class actions and litigation funders, the Australian Law Reform Commission has released a discussion paper that is a timely contribution to the long-running deba ...

Insight into the workings of Queensland's Planning Act 2016
Insight 04 Jun 2018

Queensland's Planning and Environment Court recently delivered three significant decisions that provide insight into the operation of the Planning Act 2016. The decisions separately address service ...

Competition news
Insight 30 May 2018

Court rejects ACCC allegations against Pfizer On 25 May 2018, the Full Federal Court found against the ACCC and in favour of Pfizer. Pfizer, in 2011, established a supply model that involved ...

Misuse of market power - Court rejects ACCC allegations against Pfizer
Insight 25 May 2018

Today the Full Federal Court found against the ACCC and in favour of Pfizer. ...

Competing class actions - the court takes control
Insight 24 May 2018

The Federal Court has made orders permanently staying two competing shareholder class actions against GetSwift Limited and allowing a third class action to proceed. The latest in a series of ...

Federal Court imposes highest penalty to date
Insight 22 May 2018

The Full Federal Court has allowed the ACCC's appeal and imposed penalties of $46 million for cartel conduct on Japanese wire harness manufacturer Yazaki Corporation. The penalty was increased to $ ...

Last minute increase to scheme consideration - a more flexible approach?
Insight 02 May 2018

A recent Federal Court decision in Re Billabong International Limited shows a pragmatic approach by the court to the question of whether, in a takeover bid effected by way of scheme of arrangement, ...

ASIC's sanctions and powers to be strengthened
Insight 23 Apr 2018

The Federal Government has announced that it proposes to strengthen ASIC's powers, and to increase the severity of penalties (civil and criminal) that can be imposed on individuals and corporations ...