ACCC’s focus for 2020 – are you it?

On 25 February 2020, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission released its Compliance and Enforcement Policy for 2020. There are a number of key priority areas that the ACCC has id...

Latest Development in Digital Platforms Regulation

On 10 February 2020, the Treasurer, the Hon Josh Frydenberg MP, issued the Competition and Consumer (Price Inquiry – Digital Advertising Services) Direction 2020 (Direction). The Direction author...

COVID-19: What to do with your employees?

I have been inundated in the past week with calls from many clients regarding COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and its impact on the business. Including relating to employees, leases, supply chain, store clo...
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Netherlands, a front runner in child labour 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...