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Concerns over Veda’s privacy practices

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 and businesses. Individuals can obtain a free Veda credit report once every 12 months (additional reports in a 12 month … Read more

Lending to tech businesses – registering security over IP


Posted By on 29/07/16

Consciousness of the importance and value of intellectual property assets continues to grow. Given this increasing focus, those lending to businesses with significant IP assets must ensure any general security they take for this lending covers IP, as well as the more “traditional” assets of the borrower. Securities over personal property including IP are governed … Read more

Heinz ‘healthy toddler snacks’ anything but – ACCC


Posted By on 25/07/16

If ever you needed a reason to have your product labels legally reviewed, the ACCC’s recent action against Heinz should be enough to convince you. Product label claims are clearly in the ACCC’s sites, as the regulator issued Federal Court proceedings against food manufacturing conglomerate, H.J. Heinz Company Australia Ltd (Heinz), alleging false and misleading … Read more