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  1. Legal news
    08 October 2021
    Changes ahead for Australian advertising regulation: the ACCC releases the Digital Advertising Services Inquiry Final Report
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/australia/changes-ahead-for-australian-advertising-regulation

    The ACCC’s scrutiny of digital platforms took another step yesterday forward, with the long-awaited release of the Digital Advertising Services Inquiry Final Report (the “AdTech Report”).

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Legal news
    02 April 2020
    A quantum leap in the law of quantum meruit
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/australia/a-quantum-leap-in-the-law-of-quantum-meruit

    In a recent decision, the High Court of Australia has limited the circumstances in which a claim for quantum meruit may be made, and also capped the dollar amount of quantum meruit recoveries.

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Legal news
    15 July 2021
    International Comparative Legal Guide - Technology Sourcing 2021
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/global/international-comparative-legal-guide-technology-sourcing-2021

    Bird & Bird’s APAC and UK Tech Transactions specialists have contributed to the inaugural edition of the Technology Sourcing guide, published by IGLG. Lawyers from our offices in Hong Kong, Singapore, Sydney and ...

  8. Legal news
    12 August 2019
    Australia: Digital Platforms and Unfair Contract Terms
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/digital-platforms-and-unfair-contract-terms

    In Recommendation 20 of the Final Report of the Digital Platforms Inquiry, the ACCC has recommended that the Australian Consumer Law (ACL) in Schedule 2 to the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) be amended to ...

  9. Legal news
    13 August 2019
    Regulation of Digital Platforms in Australia and UK
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/regulation-of-digital-platforms-in-australia-and-uk

    A look at the recent Australian and UK inquiries, and what the new wave of regulation of digital platforms (and, in Australia, media and journalism) might look like in 2019 and beyond.

  10. Legal news
    25 April 2018
    New EU Geo-Blocking Regulation: what businesses selling into the EU and across Member State borders need to do to comply
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2018/global/new-eu-geoblocking-regulation-what-businesses-selling-into-the-eu-need-to-do-to-comply

    A new EU Geo-blocking Regulation will apply from 3 December 2018 and will affect many businesses that sell their goods and services into EU countries and across the borders of the Member States. We highlight the main ...