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  1. Legal news
    07 June 2021
    A ‘green and gold decade’: the importance of Australia’s major sporting events legislative framework
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/australia/the-importance-of-australias-major-sporting-events-legislative-framework

    Australia’s welcoming climate, strong economy, stable political environment and quality sporting infrastructure are all features that make it an attractive destination to host major sporting events. This article ...

  2. 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 ...

  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
    19 February 2020
    Digital Platforms Branch tasked with investigating the digital advertising services industry in Australia
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/australia/digital-platforms-branch-tasked-with-investigating

    An inquiry has been launched into the markets for the supply of digital advertising services in Australia. Shane Barber and Megan Edwards discuss the facts leading up to the launch, the scope of the inquiry and what ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Legal news
    04 June 2021
    Competition in App marketplaces | ACCC Digital platform services inquiry – second interim report
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/australia/competition-in-app-marketplaces-accc-digital-platform-services-inquiry-second-interim-report

    On 28 April 2021, the ACCC released its second interim report as part of the five-year Digital Platform Services Inquiry, which examines the competition and consumer issues associated with the distribution of mobile ...

  8. Legal news
    04 June 2021
    Epic Games, Inc v Apple Inc: choice of forum clauses to which parties have ‘no choice’ – Epic Games, Inc v Apple Inc (Stay Application) [2021] FCA 338
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/australia/epic-games-inc-v-apple-inc-choice-of-forum-clauses-to-which-parties-have-no-choice

    On 9 April 2021, the Federal Court of Australia stayed proceedings brought by Epic Games against Apple for various breaches of the Competition and Consumer Law Act 2010 (Cth) (CCA) on the basis of a clause in the ...

  9. Legal news
    06 July 2020
    Australian Media Reform Report
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/australia/australian-media-reform-report

    Bird & Bird's media experts in Australia provide an essential guide to the huge amount of legal reform currently underway in the media sector . What reforms are currently in progress? What stage have they reached? And ...

  10. Legal news
    07 February 2020
    Ball rolling on review of Australian classification laws
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/australia/ball-rolling-on-review-of-australian-classification-laws

    The Australian government has announced a review of Australia's classification legislation, opening a period of public consultation which invites members of the public to tender their submissions by 5pm on 19 February ...