19April

Culture and intellectual property

In relation to the intellectual property of a business, a good culture is one where employees inherently recognise the value of the IP and the need to protect/maintain it. Do the values of the company and the behaviours of your employees create this good culture in relation to your IP?

19April

Forum: Reno plan panic, possums and barking dogs

Sometimes it’s hard to tell whether owners are up to something, or they simply don’t know the correct procedures or they have left things too late and are panicking. I think more often than not it’s a question of all three. One of our Flatchatters’ neighbours has presented the owners corporation with plans for...

19April

Landmark joint statement on merger control enforcement from ACCC, UK’s CMA and Germany’s Bundeskartellamt

20 April 2021The ACCC, the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority and Germany’s Bundeskartellamt have today issued a joint statement highlighting the importance of rigorous and effective merger enforcement. The statement will belaunched at a virtual event today by the heads of each of the agencies. “Competition can only be maintained by ensuring anticompetitive mergers do not...