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The firms' purpose is to provide the highest standards of legal and commercial advice, and client service, delivered by talented, resourceful and dedicated individuals with a drive to see your organisation succeed.

 

Therefore, we invite you to explore our latest Focus Papers, Media, News and Publications in our Knowledge Bank.

 
Latest Focus Papers
Australian Government Proposes Scheme to Block Illegal Offshore Wagering Websites
The Australian Federal Government is reviewing the possibility of introducing an Internet filtering scheme which would result in participating internet service providers (ISPs) blocking illegal offshore wagering websites which have been referred to the ISPs by the Australian Communications and Media...
 
A State of Flux: Australia's Point of Consumption Tax - Implications for Wagering Operators
The South Australian government introduced in July 2017 Australia’s first Point of Consumption Tax (‘POC Tax’) on wagering operators; throughout 2018, Queensland, Victoria, New South Wales, Western Australia and the Australian Capital Territory have each followed suit to implement a similar POC Tax...
 
Australian Loot Box Inquiry - Harmless Gameplay Enhancement or Predatory Gambling Scheme
Australia’s Loot Box inquiry has handed down its report, with the majority not recommending any change to the current regulatory regime. The view for the moment at least – is there does not need to be any regulatory intervention to address loot boxes.
Latest Case Studies
Latest Publications
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.
 
Employment Law in Australia Overview
In Australia, employment is primarily regulated by legislation at the Federal level. There are some areas, notably long service leave, which continue to be regulated at the State and Territory level.
 
Gambling Law and Regulation Newsletter - August 2018
Welcome to the August 2018 edition of the Addisons Gambling Law & Regulation Newsletter . This is a bumper issue reflecting on many of the industry developments that have occurred this year in advance of the 2018 Australasian Gaming Expo.
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.