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Latest Focus Papers
A Few Missing Words Defeats a $55 Million Obligation
The recent case of Santos Limited v BNP Paribas [2019] QCA 11 is a reminder of the need for precise drafting when issuing legal demands and the drastic consequences which can otherwise follow.
Directors’ Duties - "Should we?" - the High Court says "NO" in ASIC v Lewski
APRA’s 2018 review into CBA’s corporate governance practices recommended injecting into CBA’s DNA a “should we?” question in relation to all dealings with and decisions on customers. The High Court expressed a similar sentiment in its recent decision in ASIC v Lewski, reminding company boards of the...
ASIC taking aim at the promotion of IPOs outside formal disclosure documents
The promotion of IPOs outside of prospectus has been troubling ASIC and will be a focal point of its regulatory activities over the next 6 months. Perceived limitations associated with the prospectus have contributed to the growing reliance by retail investors on ‘secondary’ sources of information...
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Latest Publications
Gambling Law & Regulation Newsletter - December 2018
Welcome to the December 2018 edition of the Addisons Gambling Law & Regulation Newsletter. This newsletter contains Focus Papers published recently by Addisons concerning various issues relating to gambling regulation in Australia and recent developments that are likely to have an impact on t...
Market Focus: Australia
With contributions from Partner, Jamie Nettleton, Robert Simmons breaks down the nature of gambling regulation in Australia and the enforcement role played by the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) over the interactive gambling industry.
Direct Selling Legal Update - December 2018
There have been a number of significant legal developments which impact upon the direct selling sector in the second half of 2018. In this newsletter, we take a closer look at some of those developments.
Latest Media
Commercialisation of Intellectual Property
In this edition of BenchTV, Partner, Donna Short and Special Counsel, Hazel McDwyer discuss the phases of a commercialisation project, the types of intellectual property in commercialisation agreements, and the need for the protection of intellectual property both on a domestic and global scale.
Gambling as the new smoking
Could gambling be the new smoking? With most of the western world now effectively banning smoking advertising, could gambling be targeted in a similar way? With gambling advertising being banned in Italy, how likely is it that this could occur in Australia? Jamie Nettleton, Partner of Addison...
Poor Relationships with Colleagues Leads to Dismissal
BRR Media interview with Martin O'Connor, Partner on Thursday 3 September 2015 at 4:00pm.