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Franchisors beware: pecuniary penalties wash Geowash clean
Insight 26 Feb 2020

In the recent Federal Court decision of ACCC v Geowash Pty Ltd (Subject to a Deed of Company Arrangement) (No 4) [2020] FCA 23 , Justice Colvin imposed significant pecuniary penalties on a franchis ...

The house always wins – the latest on Crown Resorts v Zantran
Insight 26 Feb 2020

The Full Federal Court has overturned the trial decision in Crown Resorts Limited v Zantran Pty Limited [2020] FCAFC 1, and cast further light on the enforceability of employee confidentiality agreements in the context of civil litigation. ...

ACCC 2020 Enforcement Priorities
Insight 26 Feb 2020

A number of industries and issues are in the spotlight following release of the ACCC's 2020 Enforcement and Compliance Priorities by Chairman Rod Sims on 25 February. ...

Federal Court decides second round of fencing (patent) duel
Insight 26 Feb 2020

A patent dispute concerning a patent for a 'fence plinth' highlights some of the key elements of any patent dispute: What does the patent claim? Was it infringed? What should the damages be? ...

PNG proposes a new regime for arbitration
Insight 26 Feb 2020

Papua New Guinea has proposed a new regime for domestic and international arbitrations: the Arbitration Bill 2019. If enacted, it has the potential to provide greater certainty for arbitrations in PNG, and the recognition and enforcement of arbitral awards within PNG. ...

Australia's foreign investment approval (FIRB) regime: what you need to know
Insight 25 Feb 2020

Allens' foreign investment law experts have summarised the key information you need to know about Australia's FIRB regime, including key FIRB regulatory developments such as changes to the monetary screening thresholds and application fees. ...

Mortgage broker best interests duty
Insight 24 Feb 2020

ASIC has released a consultation paper and draft regulatory guide setting out its proposals for guidance on the new mortgage broker best interests duty, which will commence on 1 July 2020. Various mortgage industry participants will need to consider how it will affect them, and prepare accordingly. ...

Consumer Data Right Rules – what do the changes mean for you?
Insight 21 Feb 2020

As part of the CDR rollout, as of 6 February 2020 the Big 4 banks are now required to disclose certain types of product data following a request, with the first types of consumer data to be shared from 1 July 2020. ...

Nucleus corporate law developments: ASIC to sample whistleblower policies; indexation of FIRB screening thresholds; Vodafone/TPG merger cleared in Federal Court; ACCC to commence home loan pricing inquiry; and other corporate law developments
Insight 19 Feb 2020

Nucleus corporate law developments: ASIC to sample whistleblower policies; indexation of FIRB screening thresholds; Vodafone/TPG merger cleared in Federal Court; ACCC to commence home loan pricing inquiry; and other corporate law developments ...

Controversial Religious Discrimination Bill back in the spotlight
Insight 18 Feb 2020

Partner Partner Managing Associate Tom Kavanagh The Federal Government has released second exposure drafts of its proposed legislation on religious discrimination, as part of another round of public consultation. Simon Dewberry ...

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