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Latest Focus Papers
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.
 
New Educational Establishments State Planning Policy: significant changes to the planning approval pathways for private schools in New South Wales
Existing private schools that are registered non-government schools under the Education Act 1990 (NSW) can now carry out many forms of development without the need to lodge a development application with the local council.
 
Uber's crash course in the new unfair contracts regime
Uber is the latest target of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) campaign to enforce compliance with the new unfair contract terms regime to protect small businesses. In a sign of a shift in attitude of the ACCC since the beginning of 2017, the ACCC has moved from taking a...
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.