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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Twobirds news
    06 February 2018
    Bird & Bird advises Speedcast on landmark Australian satellite deal
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/press-releases/2018/australia/bird-and-bird-advises-speedcast-on-landmark-australian-satellite-deal

    International law firm Bird & Bird has advised Speedcast International Limited (ASX: SDA) on a 10 year agreement valued at up to A$184 million to supply managed satellite services to NBN Co Limited (nbn).

  7. 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 ...

  8. Legal news
    01 September 2020
    Australian Defamation Law Reform Update – New South Wales passes reform bill
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/australia/australian-defamation-law-reform-update-new-south-wales-passes-reform-bill

    Bird & Bird's media team in Australia report on new changes to defamation law, anticipated to make it easier for the media to report on matters of public interest.

  9. Legal news
    25 March 2020
    The extent COVID-19 may be affecting your ability to perform 'business as usual' and the contractual ramifications to consider in Australia
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/australia/the-extent-covid-19-may-be-affecting-your-ability-to-perform-business-as-usual-in-australia

    As risks of the COVID-19 pandemic continue to spread globally, the ramifications of the virus are being felt far beyond the initial health concerns and travel restrictions. In attempts to limit its outbreak, ...