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Latest Focus Papers
Servcorp gets served by the ACCC
The ACCC is on a winning streak in the unfair contract terms arena. Following on from its victory last year over JJ Richards, the ACCC has brought successful proceedings in the Federal Court against two entities in the Servcorp Group (Servcorp) under those same unfair contract term provisions in t...
 
Report of the Review of Australia's Sports Integrity Arrangements: How should Wagering in Australia be Regulated?
On 1 August 2018, the Minister for Sport, Senator Fiona McKenzie released the report of the sports integrity review led by the Hon. James Wood AO, Q.C (the Report). This review was commissioned in April 2017 to examine threats to the integrity of Australian sports and the arrangements within Austra...
 
Life's not so good for LG
A few weeks ago, the ACCC won on appeal just 2 of the 19 counts of false or misleading conduct which it had brought against LG. After a gritty two and a half year battle in the Federal Court, it’s hardly a satisfying result for either the ACCC or LG. The case has been remitted to the trial ju...
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Latest Publications
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.
 
eSports: Gambling in the Digital Age
While still in its early stages, the Australian esports industry is growing at a rapid rate, with popular and respected tournaments such as the Intel Extreme Masters being held in Sydney annually, to the delight of thousands of Australian fans. At this year’s Australasian Casino and Gaming Regulator...
 
Direct Selling Legal Update - June 2018
Welcome to the latest issue of the Addisons Direct Selling Legal Update. There have been a number of significant issues affecting the direct selling sector which have occurred since our last newsletter. Some of these issues are addressed in this newsletter.
Latest Media
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.
 
Budget benefits small business over startups
BRR Media interview with Kieren Parker, Senior Associate on Friday 15 May 2015 at 3:45pm.