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Emotional intelligence:  some say it's the most important ingredient in achieving success in life, but what really is emotional intelligence and can it be acquired? Join us at our next Business Forum to hear from our expert panel, including: Amy Antcliffe -...

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The Australian ‘equity based’ crowd-sourced-funding (CSF) regime will come into effect by the end of September 2017. It introduces a new funding regime for small companies who have largely been restricted to the ‘kiddie pool’. Welcome to the big pool ...

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Christmas comes but once a year, and so does the ACCC’s list of enforcement targets.  In his annual address to the Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA), ACCC Chairman Rod Sims has revealed the ACCC’s naughty list for 2017.  The ‘al...

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In his address to the Committee for Economic Development of Australia in March 2016, ACCC Chairman Rod Sims made it abundantly clear that cartel conduct was in the ACCC’s sights. Ahead of our review of the ACCC’s priorities for 2017, let’s look at how 2016 sh...

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By Bronwyn Montgomery & Amelia Edwards The addition of two digits in a Personal Property Securities Register (‘PPSR’) registration has seen the NSW Supreme Court apply a strict approach in denying a claim for the return of $23million worth of leased equipment i...

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Credit reporting agency, Veda, recently came under fire over its privacy practices regarding disclosure of personal information for marketing purposes. Background Veda (a subsidiary of US credit reporting giant, Equifax) collates credit information about individuals an...

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The ACCC certainly wasn’t kidding when it said that it would take a good hard look at the car rental industry.  You may have heard that Hertz recently gave the ACCC court enforceable undertakings in relation to its damage assessment processes (see our blog on the He...

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If you’ve ever butt heads with a car hire company over damage to a vehicle, then you’ll be very pleased with the outcome of the ACCC’s probe of Hertz’s operations. As part of its review into the practices of the car hire industry, the ACCC investigated ...

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The Federal Court has found Clinica Internationale Pty Ltd (Clinica) engaged in false and misleading representations and unconscionable conduct regarding training programs offered to migrants.  Clinica claimed that its training programs would lead to migrants obtaining clean...

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