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Netherlands, a front runner in slavery prevention

Recently the Dutch senate established itself as a progressive frontrunner in combating child labour practices in global supply chains by voting to adopt the Child Labour Due Diligence Bill.  The...
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Why businesses are investing in legal operations

As the retail space becomes increasingly complex, more and more retailers are turning to legal operations to safeguard their business from costly mishaps. How can Legal Operations help? Legal...

Are your contracts enforceable?

In Australia, unfair contract terms are made void and unenforceable under Australian Consumer Law. These laws apply to contracts with individual consumers, as well as small business contracts. What...

Do you want more website sales?

When considering accessibility, most people would consider wheelchair ramps and accessible toilets and tactile and audible elevator signals for those with vision impairment. But have you considered th...
How Digital Platforms Affect the Retail Sector

How Digital Platforms Affect the Retail Sector

Did you know the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is undertaking an inquiry into digital platforms? The ACCC have published our submission to their initial report, outlining our t...

How to word your warranties

Do you provide a warranty against defects for your goods and services?  Mandatory wording may apply under Australian Consumer Law. What is a warranty against defects? Suppliers and manufacturer...
Unfair terms in business to business contracts

Unfair terms in business to business contracts

Australian competition and consumer law provides protection against unfair contract terms in standard form contracts, making them void. Standard form contracts are not legislatively defined, but gener...
Toughening Gift Card Consumer Laws

Toughening Gift Card Consumer Laws

Last year, NSW legislation came into effect requiring gift cards to have a minimum expiry period of 3 years.  In a similar vein, Federal legislation passed on 25 October 2018, amending the Compet...
Top 3 must-read articles for retailers

Top 3 must-read articles for retailers!

We know how important your business is to you – after all, your business is our business!  To help protect your business, we’ve put together our top 3 “must-read” articles for retail business own...