It’s an urban myth that Walt Disney was cryogenically frozen (he was cremated). However, as technology progresses, and the possibility of cryogenic preservation becomes a reality, how does this affect your estate planning? Kimi Shah and Darrell Choong discuss the implications in a piece published in Legalwise News.
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When the unfair contract terms provisions of the Australian Consumer Law were extended to apply to small business contracts in late 2016, some users of these contracts made no changes or took a fairly “light touch” approach to reviewing their template agreements. This is possibly because it was unlikely a dispute over whether a clause … Read more
Michael Cochrane (Special Counsel) and Adrian Faelli (Lawyer) share their insights on the latest trends in the gig economy. Last month, the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) decided to discontinue its well-publicised Federal Court underpayments claim against Foodora Australia following the company’s administration and subsequent exit from the Australian market. While gig economy businesses (and businesses … Read more
By Adrian Faelli (Lawyer) and David Robbins (Principal Solicitor) The ACCC has confirmed it will not allow Meredith Dairy to stop retailers from discounting its goat cheese products. The ACCC’s decision shows it will not lightly depart from the position that consumers are best served when retailers are free to set their own prices, and … Read more