Changes to Australian Consumer Law: key benefits for vulnerable consumers

The first suite of proposals from the Australian Consumer Law Review will soon be enacted. By LAURA BIANCHI.

Avoiding contempt of court for breach of freezing orders: it’s a matter of trust

Care is needed in drafting freezing orders – and once they are made, effective procedures are needed to ensure that they are not breached. By…

Litigation funding in Australia: a year of review and change?

2018 may be a watershed year for litigation funding, which is under review by Victorian and Commonwealth law reform commissions. By JASON GEISKER and JENNY…

ASIC guidance on cryptocurrency token sales: a ban or sensible regulation?

ASIC has released guidance on Initial Coin Offerings/Token Sales. By MICHAEL BACINA and SINA KASSRA.

The latest developments in Law Society advocacy & law reform: October 2017

The Law Society’s Policy and Practice team brings you a wrap-up of the most important issues of the moment.

The latest from the Federal Court: August 2017

Reporting and analysis of the most notable decisions in the Federal Court. By DAN STAR QC.

A day in the life of… Cathie Armour

Cathie Armour, a commissioner at the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), talks about her work.