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Kleenex ordered to “clean up” the claims made on its website – A warning to businesses to carefully review their marketing content for compliance with the ACL

The recent case of ACCC v Kimberly-Clark Australia Pty Ltd (No 2) [2021] FCA 102 (ACCC v KCA) highlights the need for…

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On a Proper Construction Issue 11 – “You can’t touch this” – Retention money under the new WA Security of Payment Bill

Introduction As noted in our previous article about the new Building and Construction Industry (Security of Payment) Bill 2020 (WA) (Bill), Part 4 of…

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Owner occupier construction contract exemption to be removed from Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Regulation 2020 (NSW)

Amendment to the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Regulation 2020 (NSW) From 1 March 2021, Schedule 2 of…

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Not guilty verdict in labour hire WHS prosecution

HWL Ebsworth’s Sydney Workplace Relations and Safety Team has successfully defended labour hire company, Assign Blue Pty Ltd, in a…

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Australia’s national environmental legislation – on the brink of major reform

What’s the latest? The Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Amendment (Standards and Assurance) Bill 2021 (New Amendment Bill) was introduced to Federal…

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Retirement Village reform for 2021

The NSW Governments inquiry into the State’s retirement village sector, led by Kathryn Greiner AO (Greiner Report) identified key areas…

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