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The Pfizer case: Monopolies ≠ market power; Anti-competitive language ≠ anti-competitive purpose

In May 2018, the Full Federal Court held that Pfizer did not misuse its market power under section 46 of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Act) by engaging in a number of activities that...

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Going 'natural' – when product claims are artificial

A recent Federal Court decision provides further guidance on the use of the word 'natural' in product branding or advertising.

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Roadmap for blockchain standards

The media is abuzz when it comes to blockchain technology and its ability to transform the way industries do business.

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Long-awaited data breach notification laws pass parliament

Businesses operating in Australia that handle personal information will soon need to notify affected individuals and the Australian Information Commissioner of serious data breaches under a new...

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Signing documents in the digital age

As technology advances, opportunities to update business practices are offered. However, the law is often one step behind, making it difficult for companies to employ new efficient business...

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Workwise - addressing social media risks in the workplace

Social media, and its ease of use and wide-ranging application - combined with the ability of users to instantaneously disseminate information - has brought difficulties and challenges for businesses.

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