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Exposure draft of the Critical Infrastructure Bill 2020 provides some answers, questions remain.

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Exposure draft of the Critical Infrastructure Bill 2020 provides some answers, questions remain.

On 9 November 2020, the Australian Government released the exposure draft of the Security Legislation Amendment (Critical Infrastructure) Bill 2020 (Cth) (‘draft Bill’).

30 November 2020

Virgin Australia Group administrators’ Lien: The key to super priority

Once again the insolvency of Australia’s second largest airline has served to highlight the deficiencies with our voluntary administration process and reopened debate as to the adoption of...

27 November 2020

Patent rights on sale: High Court adopts doctrine of exhaustion of rights on first sale

The High Court of Australia has ruled on and concluded a long-running dispute between Seiko-Epson and Calidad in relation to print cartridges, setting down an important precedent in...

13 November 2020

Not so happy camper: reputational damage to brands online

In this article, we unpack the Bruder Case and the types of claims businesses may have against customers who publish disparaging content online.

13 November 2020

Unfair Contract Terms and Insurance Contracts: Further Reforms and ASIC Guidance

On 9 November 2020, Treasury released its Regulation Impact Statement for Decision titled ‘Enhancements to Unfair Contract Term Protections’ (Impact Statement).

12 November 2020

Cladding Safety Victoria Bill 2020: Sparking change to combustible cladding in Victoria

Following the fires at Grenfell Tower in London and at the Lacrosse Building in Melbourne, the Victorian Government has sought to develop policy solutions to rectify the dangerous...

12 November 2020

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