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.
14-02-2019 | Sparke Helmore Lawyers is delighted to welcome Andrew Johnston to its Corporate & Commercial team.
13-02-2019 | This February 2019 appeal in the NSW Land and Environment Court before Preston CJ has re-established the requirement for the consent authority to consider Scope 3 Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions in determining an application for approval of a coal mine in NSW.
12-02-2019 | Resources companies in Queensland have looked with interest for further judicial determination of compensation under the land access regime for mining exploration tenements and petroleum tenements in Queensland.
11-02-2019 | Late last week, a Queensland company director, Gary Lavin, was convicted and sentenced to one year imprisonment (with a portion of the sentence suspended) for his involvement in the 2014 death of a 62-year-old roofer, Whareheepa Te Amo.
Sparke Helmore Lawyers is delighted to welcome Andrew Johnston to its Corporate & Commercial team.
Sparke Helmore Lawyers is delighted to welcome Sally Weatherstone to its Corporate & Commercial team.
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.