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Bespoke's COVID-19 Response Team

Bespoke has set up a COV-19 Response Team to help businesses handle the crisis today and down the line.

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COVID-19: is it a force majeure event?

Considering whether force majeure will apply to contractual arrangements affect by the COVID-19 pandemic, and if so, what are the practical next steps.

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Toughening up Victoria’s dangerous goods laws

Amendments to the Dangerous Goods Act 1985 (Vic) (Act) introducing new dangerous goods related offences and harsher penalties for non-compliance commenced 7 November 2019 following a swift passage through parliament. The Dangerous Goods Amendment (Penalty Reform) Bill 2019 (Vic), was introduced as part of the Victorian Government’s response to the discovery of approximately 6.5 million litres of waste chemicals illegally…

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FOB and Containerised Goods: An Awkward Relationship

The International Chamber of Commerce's international commercial terms, known as Incoterms®, are well known to those involved in trade...

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NSW Modern Slavery Act defective?

The implementation of the Modern Slavery Act 2018 (NSW) has been delayed but reporting is still required under the federal modern slavery legislation. Our TTR G...

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Not-so-natural remedies

Natural or almost natural remedy? Recently released TGA guidelines and criteria set a high bar for the use of ‘natural’ claims in advertising (and labelling...

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Victoria’s new e-waste ban

On 1 July 2019, the Victorian government will implement a new Waste Management Policy (E-waste) (New WMP) banning e-waste being sent to landfill...

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Changes to waste transport certificates

From 1 July 2019, paper Waste Transport Certificates will be phased out completely and the EPA will no longer accept them...

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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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