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Advising on market-changing divestments September 25, 2018

Maddocks  acted for the founder of Australia’s largest private pilot training school, Soar Aviation, on the group’s 50 percent sale to Australian private equity investor The Growth Fund. Soar Aviation was started in 2012 by … Continued

Latest News

Strong signals: Maddocks advises on television broadcast services outsourcing October 10, 2018

Wednesday 10 October 2018 Maddocks has advised NPC Media on its deal to provide playout services for Southern Cross Austereo’s 105 television broadcast signals through NPC Media’s new playout centre. NPC Media is a joint … Continued

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When being natural can be misleading: recent consideration of organic product claims October 15, 2018

Recent decisions by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission and the Federal Court of Appeal have demonstrated that it can be a fine line between branding and product claims: with a wrong step amounting to … Continued

Corporate & Commercial Blog

  • Does the law of defamation apply in search engine results?

    Following a recent High Court Decision, a plaintiff will be able to proceed in litigation against Google LLC (Google) for claims that Google defamed him by its publication of certain search engine results.   The … Continued

  • Procure IT v3.2 on the way

    3 July 2017 As I mentioned in my earlier blog post, on 26 November 2015 it was announced in the NSW government’s Digital+2016 strategy paper that a new version of Procure IT was anticipated for release … Continued

  • Potential fallout from Yahoo’s data breach cooee: how cyber security can affect M&A transactions

    Monday 31 October 2016 Earlier this year, Yahoo Inc. (Yahoo) publicly revealed that personal information from at least 500 million user accounts was stolen by hackers. Surprisingly, the data breach may have happened as far … Continued

  • Copyright consultation closing shortly

    The Department of Communications and the Arts’ current consultation on ‘updating Australia’s copyright laws’ is closing shortly (12 February 2016). The consultation is considering the so-called ‘legitimate’ use of copyright material by libraries and educational … Continued