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2503, 2015

Advancing your business – the content marketing way

Many moviegoers didn’t realise it. But last year’s box office hit, The LEGO Movie, is widely recognised as a stunning piece of content marketing. The film’s popularity – it earned US$468 million worldwide – contributed […]

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402, 2015

Big Data quietly transforming our lives

How would you like your GP to customise your treatment and medication according to your genome, activity level and state of health? According to one US commentator, this will be a reality in the not-too-distant […]

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302, 2015

What’s new in cryptocurrencies – ATO guidelines plus more

What is Ripple? Have you heard of Ethereum? What about Auroracoin?

The answer – these are cryptocurrencies.

The Oxford Dictionary defines “cryptocurrency” as “a digital currency in which encryption techniques are used to regulate the […]

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2608, 2014

What is passing off?

What is passing off?  Revlon’s Mitchum Clinical deodorant v Unilever’s Rexona and Dove deodorants
To put simply, passing off is where there is a misrepresentation that a business’ goods or services are those of another business.  Under an action for passing off, […]

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1408, 2014

ASIC – current and future areas of focus

On 31 July 2014, ASIC released Report 402 that outlines enforcement outcomes it has achieved during the period 1 January 2014 to 30 June 2014.  As Australia’s corporate, markets and financial services regulator, ASIC has […]

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207, 2014

They also have a law degree: Natasha Pincus

In his occasional column for CPD Interactive, Melbourne writer PAUL BATEMAN profiles just some of the many writers and artists who also have a law degree – including Australian filmmaker and writer, Natasha Pincus.

Melbourne filmmaker […]

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2404, 2014

They also have a law degree: Federico Garcia Lorca

In his occasional column for CPD Interactive, Melbourne writer PAUL BATEMAN profiles just some of the many writers and artists who also have a law degree – including Spanish playwright and poet, Federico Garcia Lorca […]

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1404, 2014

PPSA definition of a motor vehicle

What is a motor vehicle?
The PPS Act definition has just changed – do you understand its impact?
The Personal Property Securities Amendment (Motor Vehicles) Regulation 2014 (Cth) was registered on 1 April 2014.  It will commence […]

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2703, 2014

Privacy reform alert

Mandatory data breach notification may soon become a reality
First of all, some definitions. Personal information is, in essence, information that identifies a person or could reasonably identify a person; data breach means unauthorised access to, or disclosure of, personal […]

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603, 2014

The most significant development in privacy reform since 1988 is about to go live

We all know that the Privacy Act is the law which regulates the handing of personal information about individuals.  But do you know that the most significant development in privacy law reform since the Privacy […]

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