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Australian financial services and sanctions law

“Sanctions” have been in the news quite often lately. The United Nations has adopted, and many of its member-states have imposed, trade and economic sanctions against North Korea to pressure its regime to give up nuclear weapons. Similarly, recent political … Continue reading

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Website blocking injunctions: an Australian Update

Rita MatulionyteWebsite blocking injunctions have been available in European countries for some years now. In the UK, the first case was brought in 2010 by a group of US movie studios against BT to block access to the Newzbin website. … Continue reading

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Changes proposed regarding parallel imports – An exhausting concept for Australian trade mark owners?

In this article, we consider; the changes to the Trade Marks Act proposed in respect of parallel imports which the Draft Explanatory Memorandum states are aimed at ensuring that the law “better meet[s] the objective of facilitating the parallel importation … Continue reading

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Tesla virtual power plant may face headwinds under new South Australian premier

Tesla Powerpacks in South Australia. (credit: Tesla) The new premier of South Australia, Steven Marshall, is unconvinced about a virtual power plant project that had been proposed by Tesla and accepted by Jay Weatherill, the Australian state's previous premier, in … Continue reading

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Australian Listeria Outbreak Spikes – More Illnesses and Deaths

Up to March 6, an additional seven cases of listeriosis have been linked to the outbreak, including four deaths. Cases are from NSW (6), Victoria (6), Queensland (4) and Tasmania (1). In January 2018 NSW Health commenced investigating an increase … Continue reading

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