Australian Businesses Regulatory environment continues to become increasingly complex. We work with our clients to ensure they are compliant and thereby protecting their interests.
We provide our corporate clients with the best and right legal and business advice on they need to navigate Australia’s increasing regulatory environment and to maximise the opportunities available within this environment.
This includes helping directors understand their regulatory duties, and assisting them in developing management strategies to best support their company.
We have undertaken regulatory and compliance work for REIT funds, corporate secretaries, company boards, corporate secretaries, listed companies, NGOs and charities
01 June 2021
The Australian Federal Court has imposed the second largest penalty ever under Australia’s Consumer Law on Telstra for unconscionable conduct. "Businesses must be diligent in ensuring conduct with customers does not leave them open to a claim of unconscionable conduct," said Group Principal Colin Miller.
06 May 2021
Following a recent Federal Court decision, the scope of ‘unconscionable conduct’ under Australian Consumer Law ('ACL') has been expanded. The recent decision in the Quantum Housing case has established a wider scope for a party to claim in commercial disputes that they were the subject of unconscionable conduct.
10 February 2021
Effective 1 July 2021, businesses in Australia need to be aware of the newly expanded definition of 'consumer' under Australia Consumer Law ('ACL'), which will allow more customers to rely on Consumer Guarantees.