12-12-2018 | In this inaugural issue of Consumer Matters, we consider the Australian Consumer Law highlights from 2018—including a look at the ACCC's current investigations andpriorities—and offer insights into likely developments in 2019.
07-12-2018 | We're delighted to bring you this 12th issue of Insurance Matters—recapping some of the most significant and game-changing legislative updates from 2018.
31-08-2018 | Welcome to Issue 13 of Workplace Matters, a digital publication bringing you the latest legal updates in safety and employment directly from our experts.
31-10-2017 | This publication covers a range of topics and legal issues affecting universities. In this issue we look at the increasing number of cyber breaches occurring and discuss what universities can do to effectively and securely manage their data, and be more responsive when faced with a breach.
17-06-2019 | The State Taxation Acts Amendment Bill 2019 was recently introduced to implement the 2019 Victorian Government budget announcements on State taxes. The Bill proposes to amend the dutiable transaction provisions by deeming an economic entitlement to be an interest in land, and the landholder provisions by deeming a landholder to include an entity that has an economic interest.
07-06-2019 | National Managing Partner Phillip Salem chats with The Australian's Legal Affairs Editor, Chris Merritt, about Sparkes' growth story.
05-06-2019 | The Court of Appeal has published the reasons for its decision to quash Mr Gary Lavin's conviction and order a retrial of his case.
31-05-2019 | SafeWork SA has successfully prosecuted an individual for bullying a co-worker under a Category 1 Work Health and Safety offence.
National Managing Partner Phillip Salem chats with The Australian's Legal Affairs Editor, Chris Merritt, about Sparkes' growth story.
We're proud to have had three finalists in this year's Partner of the Year Awards, celebrating outstanding performances by partners across individual practice areas.
New advertising codes came into effect on 30 March 2018, extending the existing ban on betting advertising during live sporting events broadcast between 5 am and 8.30 pm to online service providers. These changes were not unexpected, but will have a significant effect on online service providers and betting operators.
In August 2017, the Australian Government announced its official support of the Productivity Commission's recommendation that the innovation patent system be abolished, on the basis that the majority of small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) who use the system obtain limited value from it.
Sophie Guidolin, #fitstagram guru and registered owner of the "BOD" word mark, is shaping up for a showdown against former Miss Universe Australia and social media star Rachael Finch.