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Thinking| 12 Sep 2019
In late August 2019 Victorian and Western Australian police executed search warrants and arrested six people in relation to suspicious betting activity relating to esports matches...
Thinking| 29 Jul 2019
Last week, the Federal Government introduced a revised bill into Parliament to establish the National Sports Tribunal. This follows an earlier draft bill introduced into Parliament in February 2019 which did not proceed due to the recent Federal election...
Thinking| 09 Apr 2019
Sports technology and esports are innovative and rapidly growing industries that have spawned many new business ventures, the investors in which may be eligible for certain tax concessions under the Federal Government’s early stage innovation company (ESIC) scheme. Hall & Wilcox has successfully helped clients obtain private rulings from the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) in […]
Thinking| 08 Apr 2019
Warranties against defects Suppliers or manufacturers of goods or services may wish to provide promises to consumers about what they will do in the event that there is a defect in the relevant good or service, such as repairing or replacing the good, providing the service again or compensating the consumer. These promises, or representations, […]
Thinking| 06 Aug 2018
Since 2010, Australia has had laws dealing with unfair contract terms (UCT Laws) in consumer contracts. These are contained in sections 23 to 28 of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (ACL) and, in respect of financial products and services, sections 12BF to 12BM of the Australian Securities and Investment Commission Act 2001 (ASIC Act). […]