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  1. Legal news
    04 August 2020
    Regulator finds its teeth: Australian supermarket giant issued with record fine for spam breaches
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/australia/australian-supermarket-giant-issued-with-record-fine-for-spam-breaches

    Australian supermarket giant, Woolworths, was recently issued a record AUD$1,003,800 infringement notice by the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA), for multiple, significant breaches of the Spam Act ...

  2. Legal news
    22 January 2020
    Australian Chapter in The Space Law Review
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/australia/australian-chapter-in-the-space-law-review

    Thomas Jones and Tom Macken recently wrote the Australian Chapter for the Space Law Review. Australia has a long and distinguished history as a space-faring nation. In this review we cover, an Introduction to the ...

  3. Legal news
    19 August 2020
    Changes to the operation of trade promotions in New South Wales
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/australia/changes-to-the-operation-of-trade-promotions-in-new-south-wales

    Businesses that use trade promotions as a way to market their products or services and promote their brand should be aware of changes to the operation of trade promotions in New South Wales that apply from 1 July 2020 ...

  4. Legal news
    16 July 2020
    Australia: The Ongoing Battle between Australian Regulators and Illegal Offshore Gambling Operators
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/australia/the-ongoing-battle-between-australian-regulators-and-illegal-offshore-gambling-operators

    Despite having some of the strictest gambling laws in the world, and a robust and well-equipped regulator, the number of Australian customers gaining access to illegal offshore gambling websites has increased during ...

  5. Legal news
    06 April 2020
    Chambers Global Practice Guide on Life Sciences 2020
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/australia/chambers-global-practice-guide-on-life-sciences-2020

    Bird & Bird provide practical insights and expert commentary on some key areas of Life Sciences Law in Australia in the 2020 edition of the Chambers Global Practice Guide on Life Sciences. In particular, we examine ...

  6. Legal news
    05 January 2021
    Overview of the recent ambitious initiatives initiated by the Australian Space Agency
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/australia/overview-of-the-recent-ambitious-initiatives-initiated-by-the-australian-space-agency

    The Australian Space Agency (ASA) was only established in 2018 but has been very proactive in recent months. This is perhaps unsurprising given the Prime Minister’s stated ambition to triple the size of Australia’s ...

  7. Legal news
    07 July 2020
    Changes to the Franchising Code for new vehicle dealership franchises in Australia
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/australia/changes-to-the-franchising-code-for-new-vehicle-dealership-franchises-in-australia

    Further to our earlier article here on the draft proposed regulations, on 1 June 2020, amendments to the Competition and Consumer (Industry Codes – Franchising) Regulation 2014 (Franchising Code) came into effect.

  8. Legal news
    26 May 2020
    The ACCC Franchising Taskforce cracks down on Franchise Code non-compliance
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/australia/the-accc-franchising-taskforce-cracks-down-on-franchise-code-non-compliance

    The ACCC and its Franchising Taskforce continue to pursue adherence to the Competition and Consumer Act in the Australian franchise sector.

  9. Legal news
    20 April 2020
    Seeing stars: using names and images of high profile athletes to promote your events can now land you on the ropes
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/australia/using-names-and-images-of-high-profile-athletes-to-promote-your-events-can-land-you-on-the-ropes

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission's recent decision to investigate a leading events promoter for marketing a sports event using imagery of high profile athletes who did not ultimately participate in the ...

  10. Legal news
    07 May 2019
    Lacson v Australian Postal Corporation [2019] FCA 51
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/australia/lacson-v-australian-postal-corporation-2019-fca-51

    On 1 February 2019, Mortimer J of the Federal Court of Australia was required to consider a relatively novel question: can two jobs with the same employer count as one for the purpose of a claim for entitlements under ...