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When is an ICO a good fit a company … and when isn’t it?  Darren Sommers comments in this piece for Dynamic Business.

Credit Clear capital raising

Our Corporate & Commercial team, led by Andrew Walker, recently advised Credit Clear on its cap raising, as reported in Lawyers Weekly.

Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year 2018 - Winner - Family Law

Monica Blizzard won the Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year Awards in the Family Law category for 2018!   This is a wonderful acknowledgement of Monica’s passion, dedication and leadership.  Congratulations, Monica!

Amelia Edwards comments for Lawyers Weekly on the impact of the country of origin labelling regime (which will come into force from 1 July 2018) on local manufacturers, particularly small producers which are struggling to meet the new compliance obligations.

In our latest piece for  SMK – Social Media Knowledge, Naomi Stephens talks about the importance of considering prevailing community standards when devising advertising campaigns.

financial planners

Clea Cole and Venn King comment for Legalwise News on the lessons to be learned from the Dover Financial collapse, and in particular the pros and cons of operating as an authorised representative under a third party AFSL.

KHQ Insights

CoOL challenge to “Australian-made” claims


Posted By on 14/11/18 at 5:06 PM

There’s been a lot of coverage about country of origin labelling (CoOL) rules relating to labelling of food.  But what about complementary healthcare products? Claims about where complementary healthcare products are made or manufactured need to comply with the Australian Consumer Law (ACL).  Of course, compliance with the ACL is in addition to sponsors’ compliance … Read more

ACCC steps up country of origin prosecutions


Posted By on 12/11/18 at 10:32 AM

It has been a ‘fine’ time for the ACCC this year – a fact to which Ozwear Connection (‘Ozwear’)and Birubi Art (‘Birubi’) will no doubt attest.  Both these entities have caught the attention of the regulator in relation to country of origin claims. Background Under the Australian Consumer Law (‘ACL’), businesses are prohibited from making … Read more

Australia is boring when it comes to judicial appointments … when compared to the US!


Posted By on 19/10/18 at 11:47 AM

The American Senate voted 50-48 confirming Judge Brett Kavanaugh as the most recently appointed member of the American Supreme Court.  The appointment was preceded by divisive political debate after allegations surfaced that Judge Kavanaugh had sexually assaulted women while in high school and college.  Judge Kavanaugh was Donald Trump’s candidate for a seat on the Supreme … Read more