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11/07/14

Alternate Dispute Resolution: Mediation

      Including alternate dispute resolution clauses in contracts aims to protect against the escalation of disputes by compelling...
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08/07/14

Crackdown on unconscionable dealings

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has now begun to exercise its powers under the Australian Competition and Consumer...
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26/06/14

Who is responsible in the Essendon doping scandal: the players or the club?

Over the course of the investigation, the question has arisen as to whether the players themselves are responsible for potentially...
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15/05/14

Privacy Laws now have teeth

New Privacy laws came into effect 12 March 2014. The Australian Privacy Principals (APPs) consist of 13 principals and replace...
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08/09/13

Coles freshly baked goods come under fire

Claims by Coles that its baked goods are freshly baked in store have drawn the ire of the ACCC. The...
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08/09/13

U.S. vs Apple Inc. et al

    Recently a Federal Court Judge in the USA ruled that Apple colluded to fix e-book prices, in violation...
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18/10/12

PPSR fails creditors. How secure is your personal property?

When the Hastie Group Limited went into administration a few months ago it had $6.4 million in plant and equipment....
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20/08/12

Plain Jane – cigarette packaging loses its edge

The High Court has upheld a law that will make cigarette packaging as unglamorous as possible. The Tobacco Plain Packaging...
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09/07/12

Legal Professional Privilege

At Bayston Group we focus on preventative law, doing whatever we can to help our clients resolve disputes without costly...
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15/06/12

iiNet vs the Movie Studios

As technology propels us deeper into the digital age, giving us access to seemingly unlimited content from all over the...
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24/05/12

The Clean Energy Act

Summary The Carbon Tax will come into effect on the 1st of July 2012. The tax is designed to reduce...
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08/02/12

Play Nice – Good Faith in Australian Contract Law

Courts in the USA and UK impose the duty to act “in good faith” on parties entering commercial contracts. “Good...
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