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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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.

  3. 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 ...

  4. Legal news
    15 April 2021
    Update on Online Harms: Legislative Reforms in Australia and the UK
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/uk/update-on-online-harms-legislative-reforms-in-australia-and-the-uk

    The regulation of online disinformation and harmful content is the subject of global attention. Australia is progressing world-first reforms in this area along with the United Kingdom (UK). In a key milestone, the ...

  5. Legal news
    26 February 2021
    Public Consultation on draft Singapore Copyright Bill (Ends 1 April 2021)
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/singapore/draft-singapore-copyright-bill

    Alban Kang and Pin-Ping Oh explain the key proposals and implications on the latest public consultation on the draft Singapore Copyright Bill which ends on 1 April 2021.

  6. 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 ...

  7. Legal news
    07 April 2020
    Event Sponsorships, COVID-19 and Force Majeure – Where do we stand?
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/event-sponsorships-covid19-and-force-majeure-where-do-we-stand

    COVID-19 has had a dramatic impact on commercial operations across all sectors globally. This is no better demonstrated than in the events industry, with international sporting events worth vast sums of money to ...

  8. Legal news
    23 December 2020
    Australian legislative update: digital platforms proposed to pay news media for content
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/australia/australian-legislative-update-digital-platforms-proposed-to-pay-news-media-for-content

    Sophie Dawson and Jarrad Parker provide a legislative update on the News Media and Digital Platforms Mandatory Bargaining Code in Australia.

  9. 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 ...

  10. Legal news
    09 April 2020
    COVID-19: The Music Shuffle
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/covid-19-the-music-shuffle

    We take a look at how the music industry is adapting to COVID-19, what the pandemic means for live events, how the music community is pulling together and how changing consumer habits could create new opportunities ...