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Latest Focus Papers
Harper Reforms - what you need to know
On 6 November 2017, significant changes to Australia’s competition laws came into effect, introducing some of the key recommendations of the 2015 Harper Competition Policy Review.
 
Proposed changes to the Financial Sector (Collection of Data) Act 2001 - Will they affect your business?
Proposed changes to the Financial Sector (Collection of Data) Act 2001 (Act) could broaden the Australian Prudential Regulatory Authority’s (APRA’s) powers to make rules for non-bank finance providers. This focus paper summarises the proposals and how the changes might affect your business.
 
Crowd-sourced Funding Platforms and Market Licensing - ASIC's New Approach
In our recent crowd-sourced funding (CSF) series, we outlined the implications of the Corporations Amendment (Crowd-sourced Funding) Act 2017 (CSF Act) for 3 types of CSF participants – fundraisers, intermediaries (i.e. crowdfunding platforms) and investors.
Latest Case Studies
Latest Publications
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 & Regulation Newsletter August 2017
Welcome to the August 2017 edition of Addisons Gambling Law & Regulation Newsletter. This Newsletter is produced in advance of the 2017 Australasian Gaming Expo and the further consideration by the Australian Senate of the Interactive Gambling Amendment Bill which, if passed, will represent the most...
 
Direct Selling Legal Update - June 2017
Welcome to the latest issue of the Addisons Direct Selling Legal Update.
Latest Media
Poor Relationships with Colleagues Leads to Dismissal
BRR Media interview with Martin O'Connor, Partner on Thursday 3 September 2015 at 4:00pm.
 
Budget benefits small business over startups
BRR Media interview with Kieren Parker, Senior Associate on Friday 15 May 2015 at 3:45pm.
 
Crowd sourced equity funding regime coming soon
BRR Media interview with Daniel Goldberg, Partner on Wednesday 8 April 2015 at 8:30am.