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Modern slavery reporting and the impact of COVID-19

While the obligation to report and publish a modern slavery statement under the Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) (Act) remains largely unchanged by COVID-19, reporting entities must be aware of the impacts of the pandemic on vulnerable workers in their supply chains.

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Cooking up therapeutic claims: TGA fines Pete Evans for advertising breaches

With a burgeoning consumer focus on immunity, wellness, functional foods and active beauty products, advertisers must be clear on what can and cannot be claimed about their products, and what types of claims will trigger...

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COVID-19: Temporary changes to insolvency laws

In recognition of the financial hardships faced by Australian businesses over the upcoming months, the Australian Government has enacted the Coronavirus Economic Response Package Omnibus Act 2020 (CERP Legislation) to provide...

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Top 4 legal considerations for online business

In this new era of COVID-19, online business is more essential than ever. Whether an established online business or a new online player, here are 4 key legal considerations for optimising online operations.

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Hand sanitisers excluded from TGA regulation

The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has excluded certain hand sanitisers from regulatory requirements to help urgently meet the surge in demand...

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COVID-19: Issues for businesses

Businesses are having to deal with unprecedented challenges brought on by COVID-19. Below are some of the challenges your business may need to think about.

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Increasing prices during COVID-19 (part 3)

This part 3 bulletin focuses on the new express prohibition against price gouging when re-supplying certain PPE and disinfectant goods during this extraordinary time.

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Increasing prices during COVID-19 (part 2)

Businesses may justify a price increase by falsely referring to supply issues or other reasons related to COVID-19. This part 2 bulletin focuses on how this may also be a contravention of the ACL.

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Export Market Development Grants scheme

During these difficult times, when market confidence is at a low, access to government grants can give Australian businesses a much needed cash injection.

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Increasing prices during COVID-19 (part 1)

As COVID-19 spreads, is it unconscionable to increase prices for some items?

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