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Latest Focus Papers
Permitted Indications in respect of Listed Complementary Medicines in Australia
In this paper, we consider the changes relating to indications that are permitted for use in respect of complementary medicines listed on the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods (ARTG)
Your crypto decrypt: ASIC updates guidance on ICOs and crypto-assets
The Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC) has updated its guidance about the regulatory regimes that may apply to initial coin offerings (ICOs), cryptocurrency and other crypto-assets.
Proposed Reform to ASX Listing Rules Deferred to 1 December 2019
In the January 2019 edition of our ECM Bulletin, we reported on a series of major reforms that ASX is proposing to make to its listing rules, with effect from 1 July 2019. ASX has now announced a deferral of the implementation date to 1 December 2019, to allow listed entities time to focus on their...
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Latest Publications
Direct Selling Legal Update - June 2019
Our Legal Update contains papers published recently by Addisons concerning various issues and developments impacting upon the direct selling sector in Australia. Areas covered include new obligations in respect of regulatory and compliance matters, as well as new requirements of which marketing team...
Representing A Reality in the National Legal Scene
Addisons is a 141 year old commercial law firm, operating at the cutting edge of commercial legal practice, particularly in the areas of property and infrastructure development. Testimony to Harshane Kahagalle’s success is his recent nomination as an AI Leading Advisor for 2019 where he was recognis...
SunRice reaps big benefits from exchange change
SunRice, the consumer brand and trading name of Ricegrowers, made an impressive debut on the Australian Securities Exchange yesterday.
Latest Media
Two big cases involving big name brands, Penfolds and Bega
When you are strolling the aisles of a supermarket or bottle shop, what makes you instinctively reach for a familiar brand? Why do you choose one company’s product and ignore the other similar-looking products sitting next to them on the shelf? Brand recognition and brand loyalty are central to...
Sydney councils accused of using interim heritage orders to halt development
Partner, Helen Macfarlane, was a guest on The Chris Smith Show this week discussing the use of interim heritage orders by local councils as a form of ‘defacto development control’.
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.