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Advising global cryptocurrency exchange operators on entry into Australian market July 31, 2018

The rise in popularity and demand for cryptocurrency trading has resulted in a number of cryptocurrency exchange operators expanding into different countries, including Australia, to create a global brand. In Australia, new laws and regulations … Continued

Latest News

Maddocks advises French firm on major construction company acquisition August 6, 2018

Monday 6 August 2018 Law firm Maddocks recently advised French firm Bouygues Construction on its acquisition of leading Australian construction and fitout business AW Edwards. The acquisition is a key part of Bouygues’ continued expansion … Continued

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Do your construction documents conform with the new Ministerial Directions and Instructions for Public Construction Procurement? August 15, 2018

Are you a state government department or public body which procures public construction works and services? Are you in the process of determining which form of contract will be most appropriate for your procurement to issue … Continued

Intellectual Property Blog

  • 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

  • Draft guidelines on disruption of access to online services by government agencies

    Under section 313 of the Telecommunications Act 1997, a carrier or carriage service provider (which includes an Internet Service Provider (ISP)) must:  do its best to prevent telecommunications networks or facilities from being used in … 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

  • Dallas, dollars and damages

    We recently published a comprehensive article discussing the Federal Court’s latest Dallas Buyers Club decision. Earlier this year the Court agreed to compel six ISPs to release the names and IP addresses individuals who allegedly … Continued

  • Taking the right approach to ‘Copyleft’

    In today’s ever-changing technology landscape, leveraging open source software (OSS) can reap significant commercial benefits. The potential ramifications of the use of OSS, for both customers and suppliers/developers, are however commonly misunderstood. One of the … Continued