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Open Banking & Consumer Data Right – new draft law released

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Open Banking & Consumer Data Right – new draft law released

The release of the exposure draft of laws for the Consumer Data Right is the next important step in starting Open Banking in Australia

15 August 2018

Risky business – does a promise to advance Defence Costs preclude insurers from relying on non-disclosure until final determination?

The Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia recently considered the relationship between the Advancement of Defence Costs extension and the available remedies for insurers arising out...

15 August 2018

The future of trade: preparing for radical change

We highlight five broad themes in relation to the Future of Trade that we think should be on the agenda of boards and senior leadership teams of Australian...

15 August 2018

Victorian Environment Protection Amendment Bill passes the Legislative Council and is on the way to becoming law

The Legislative Council of the Victorian Parliament has passed the Environment Protection Amendment Bill 2018 and it will now head back to the Legislative Assembly for consideration

13 August 2018

IP Australia releases proposed changes to Australia’s patent legislation

IP Australia has released an exposure draft for the proposed Intellectual Property Laws Amendment Bill which proposes several key changes to Australia’s patent laws

31 July 2018

Taxation of stapled structures & inbound investment: revised draft legislation and extension to residential housing investments

The Australian Treasurer has released a second draft of the proposed legislation to implement its Integrity Package targeted at stapled structures and foreign investors

31 July 2018