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Australian law, I choose you

What is a governing law clause? A governing law clause expresses the parties’ intention about which laws will govern a dispute arising under their contract. Governing laws are important in any contract, but especially in contracts where parties are based in different States or Territories within Australia or in different countries. Why is it important? Properly drafted governing law clauses…

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Keeping your business safe from cybersquatters

You will be familiar with the term 'squatters' in a property context, used to define a person who unlawfully occupies a property that does not belong to them...

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Australia’s first federal modern slavery laws

Australia’s Modern Slavery Bill 2018 (Cth) passed through Parliament on 29 November 2018 with strong support from both sides of the House and the Senate. The...

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Modern slavery update

In a win for corporate social responsibility and human rights, Australia's first modern slavery legislation passed both houses of parliament yesterday. Globa...

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A marriage is a lot like an orange

We've all dreamed of it, we've all definitely discussed it over a drink or 2, and some of us have even done it - start a company with a friend. 'What could p...

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Part 1: It’s all about the price tag, naturally

The Full Court of the Federal Court recently found that Aldi shoppers should know they are not buying premium boutique products and should interpret labels accordingly.[1] The plain facts The Court overturned the primary judge’s decision. Referring to the ‘cheapest part of one of the cheapest stores’, it found Aldi’s use of ‘naturals’ on hair care products was not misleading…

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‘Red Cards’ to misbehaving employees

Red Cards are generally issued to football players who: commit a serious misconduct in a game; or accumulate 2 yellow cards in a single game. Players w...

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Now you have your cake, should you eat it too?

After reading part one of this start-ups series, we know you’ll be eager to hear about how Employment Share Schemes (‘ESS’) work. We consider the benefits...

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Playing fair

In life, we frequently see power players flexing their proverbial muscles. From setting the status quo, to further leveraging their lead, the smaller player oft...

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Sorry, your gift card has expired

If you sell gift cards to consumers in New South Wales, it may be time for you to update your terms and conditions. Starting 31 March 2018, gift cards sold:...

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