Penalties under the Australian Consumer Law are set to substantially increase. Richard Flitcroft, James Cameron and Mikayla Kuhne consider these penalty increases and other key amendments being proposed.
Prohibitions to credit betting coming into force in early 2018 mean that online corporate bookmakers are set to continue to be impacted by amendments to the Interactive Gambling Act 2001 (Cth) well into next year.
The NSW Supreme Court of Appeal has clarified that a broad assignment of rights will enable a purchaser to sue on the transferred warranty – regardless of whether the purchaser knew of the relevant defects at the time of the acquisition.
In a decision that has important ramifications for the regulation of metadata in Australia, the Full Federal Court has dismissed Telstra’s appeal of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal’s decision in the Ben Grubb metadata case.