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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 ...

Federal Court homes in on Anti-Dumping Commission's calculation of duties on Chinese steel imports
Insight 11 Apr 2018

In a rare appellate court decision dealing with anti-dumping law, the Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia has clarified that the Anti-Dumping Commission's ability to calculate hypothetical ...

Contract Law Update 2017
Insight 07 Mar 2018

Partner Partner Malcolm Stephens The phrase 'ready and willing to perform a contract' is very familiar to lawyers. But what exactly does it mean, and why is it important? The NSW Court of Appeal gave the answer last year in one of many ...

Linklaters Insights: Anti-bribery and corruption law and enforcement across the globe
Insight 24 Jan 2018

Partner Partner Partner Rachel Nicolson Understanding the global reach of anti-bribery and corruption regulation, as well as the application of it within a specific jurisdiction, is key to managing risk for international businesses. ...

Court finds PZ Cussons spotless in alleged laundry detergent cartel
Insight 19 Jan 2018

Allens acted for PZ Cussons in successfully defending the first contested 'hub and spoke' cartel case brought by the ACCC. The ACCC alleged (among other things) that laundry detergent suppliers ...

Linklaters Insights: Business Crime Quarterly
Insight 19 Jan 2018

Partner Partner Partner Peter Haig In the Business Crime Quarterly Autumn 2017 edition, our global alliance partner Linklaters examined the extent to which international regulators and prosecutors are increasingly working together to ...

Attorney-General announces class action inquiry
Insight 18 Dec 2017

The Attorney-General has announced that he has asked the Australian Law Reform Commission to inquire into class action proceedings and third party litigation funders. The inquiry presents an ...

Ambush marketing: traders beware!
Insight 11 Dec 2017

Everyone knows the famous adage that 'the enemy of my enemy is my friend'. But can the friend of my friend be my enemy? In the context of ambush marketing, the answer can be yes. Associate Julia ...

Looks can be deceiving: deceptive similarity, substantial identity and trade mark infringement
Insight 11 Dec 2017

One limb of trade mark infringement is that the allegedly infringing mark must either be substantially identical, or deceptively similar, to an existing trade mark registration. What does that mean ...

Reasonable belief or a mere suspicion? Full Court lowers the bar on preliminary discovery applications
Insight 11 Dec 2017

The Full Federal Court has handed down a significant decision on preliminary discovery in a result that will be welcomed by IP owners, as the court has clarified the requirements for a successful ...