Unfair Contract Terms now attract penalties – Businesses Beware!

The Treasury Laws Amendment (More Competition, Better Prices) Act 2022 passed both houses of Parliament on 27 October 2022 and received Royal assent on 9 November 2022. The Act, which comes into effect on 10 November 2023, changes the law on unfair contract terms (UCT). Companies need to be aware of the new provisions and comply. This article will explain how the new laws affect your business, exemplified by reference to e-commerce merchants.

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The Growth Project

The Growth Project is an innovative program carefully bringing together charity leaders with business entrepreneurs to allow charities to better achieve their goals and maximise the positive impact they have on the world.


Insolvency Reforms. What has changed and why?

The Coronavirus Economic Response Package Omnibus Act 2020 (Cth) was assented to early last week on 24 March 2020, in response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Here is a quick comparison of the key features of the new temporary laws introduced against the current law regarding insolvency that have been put into place.

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If you like it put a ring on it!

It takes 3-4 months for IP Australia to examine a trade mark application once it has been submitted. This involves an IP Australia examiner checking your application to make sure it contains all the correct information and meet legislative requirements.

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