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This week’s TGIF considers two recent cases confirming that the Court will not interfere with commercial decisions made by liquidators unless extraordinary circumstances exist.Read More
On 13 September 2013, the Therapeutic Goods Association published guidance about Australia's regulatory arrangements for medical software and mobile medical 'apps' on its website.Read More
This issue considers the Court’s declarations in ACCC v Cement Australia, ACCC’s proceedings against APG for misleading alleged and unconscionable conduct and a number of mergers being cleared only after divestiture undertakings by the parties.Read More
Protect the tax man: Modifying orders made under the UNCITRAL Model Law to enable distribution outside of the ‘foreign main proceeding'
This week’s TGIF considers the Federal Court decision of Ackers v Saad Investments Company Limited  FCA 738 and the distribution of the Australian assets of an insolvent Cayman Islands company.Read More
The new local governments of Douglas, Livingstone, Noosa and Mareeba (and their respective “new local government areas”) will come into existence on 1 January 2014.Read More
Federal Court considers the scope of carriers’ access and installation powers contained in the Telecommunucations Act
On 16 May 2013, Justice Tracey, in the Federal Court, handed down his decision in Pipe Networks Pty Ltd v Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation, a case relating to the construction of Schedules 1 and 3 of the Telecommunications Act 1997.Read More | Download PDF
On 16 September 2013, ASIC released Consultation Paper 216 Advice on self-managed superannuation funds: Specific disclosure requirements and SMSF costs.Read More
In this edition, we discuss employee share scheme concessions for start-up companies on the government’s agenda and proposed amendments and case law regarding tax deductions for mining exploration expenditure.Read More | Download PDF
This issue considers the ACCC’s opposition to Sonic’s acquisition of Healthscope’s Queensland pathology business and enforcement action against Collingwood Football Club for contraventions of the component pricing rules in the ACL.Read More
Marks containing INN stems - Recent Australian decisions regarding SYNCROSTIM and OESTROEASE provide further guidance on case strategy and brand selection
We now have two more cases involving marks containing INN-stems in mid-2013, and perhaps of most interest is the decision in which the objection was maintained.Read More