The Fairness in Franchising Report, published by the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services on 14 March 2019, unveils over 70 recommendations designed to level the playing field between franchisors and franchisees in Aus
There have been developments in the patent infringement proceedings between Motorola and Hytera in the Federal Court of Australia. They concern Hytera's discovery, and new allegations of copyright infringement.
New amendments to the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth), which simplify the country of origin labelling regime and provide clarity to businesses about their responsibilities under the Australian Consumer Law, are now in effect.
The NSW Supreme Court of Appeal has clarified that a broad assignment of rights will enable a purchaser to sue on the transferred warranty – regardless of whether the purchaser knew of the relevant defects at the time of the acquisition.
After a two-year review process, the Australian Government has committed to enacting the recommendations of the Sansom Review, which will create a more streamlined and efficient system for the regulation of therapeutic goods in Australia.