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How a typo can cost you

We’ve all seen it – an email sent to the wrong person. Perhaps a misspelled email address or an email sent to the wrong ‘Jennifer’. A recent decision by the Australian Information Commissioner and Privacy Commissioner shows how a simple clerical...

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Cracking the code on your security deposit

Commercial leases typically include provisions that require the tenant to provide security to secure the performance of its obligations. Typically, a tenant may be required to provide security in the form of: a cash security deposit; a bank guarantee; or...

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Cutting the cord: terminating indefinite contracts

An indefinite contract establishes an ongoing contractual relationship. Typical examples include contracts that: automatically renew, do not specify an expiry date, or do not specify express termination rights. This bulletin explores...

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Not quite a kick in the teeth for trade mark owners

On 29 April 2020, the High Court of Justice in England handed down its judgement in Sky v SkyKick, primarily regarding broad trade mark specifications and bad faith trade mark applications. The judgement followed much-anticipated guidance...

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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 during the pandemic. In Australia, hand sanitisers are regulated...

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Policy guidance on the Victorian Government’s relief scheme

In our previous blog, we discussed the guidance provided by the Victorian Small Business Commissioner regarding the type of information a landlord can request pursuant to the COVID-19 Omnibus (Emergency Measures) Act...

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