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Health Care Update Issue 7

25-11-2019 | Health Care Update Issue 7 features updates from our national team of expert health lawyers on significant cases and changes affecting practitioners and insurers.


Insurance Matters Issue 13

19-09-2019 | Welcome to the 13th issue of Insurance Matters, taking a look at some of the most prevalent legal issues and significant recent cases affecting the insurance industry.


Consumer Matters Issue 1

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.


Insurance Matters Issue 12

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.


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28-11-2019 | Sparke Helmore appoints two new Board members

Sparke Helmore Lawyers has appointed two new Board members to work alongside the Chairman in delivering the firm's strategy..


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26-11-2019 | Lawyers Weekly Women in Law Awards 2019 winner

Congratulations to Sparkes' Head of Marketing & Communications, who won the Lawyers Weekly Marketing & Communications Professional of the Year Award at the Lawyers Weekly Women in Law Awards 2019!


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13-04-2018 | High stakes—new regulation of betting advertising

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.


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16-02-2018 | Patent is a virtue

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.


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02-02-2018 | Oh My Bod—another #fitspo feud

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.


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