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Brexit GDPR

11.01.21

With the expiry of the Brexit transition period on 31 December 2020, the United Kingdom (UK) is no longer subject to European Union (EU) law, which includes the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

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Queensland makes QR codes compulsory

21.12.20

In the light of the recent COVID flare-ups in Sydney, and hot on the heels of the ACT’s launch of its Check In CBR app, Queensland has announced that venues in the State will now be required to use electronic devices or QR codes to maintain registers of guests.

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Underarm delivery

17.12.20

There is hardly an aspect of modern professional sport that remains untouched by commercial sponsorship.  Team kits and track-side hoardings have always been obvious targets for sponsors’ logos (check out any F1 car or driver for a masterclass in space allocation) and the landscape has only been getting more crowded.

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Back in Black

16.12.20

Black Friday is a US institution that has been eagerly adopted across the capitalist world. Falling on the day after Thanksgiving, it traditionally marks the start of the Christmas shopping season and has become economically significant even in countries which lack the same cultural background.

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Of pedantry and promotion – Adani’s brave move

11.11.20

The Australian arm of the Adani Group has announced a rebrand, now to be known as Bravus. Best known for its involvement with Queensland’s controversial Carmichael coal mine, the company is adamant that it is not trying to shake off the negative image painted by the environmental warriors who emerged in force (both in public and in parliament) in opposition to the project.

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Moulis Legal appoints Graeme Fearon as Special Counsel, Brisbane office

28.10.20

Moulis Legal is pleased to announce the appointment of Graeme Fearon as special counsel in the firm’s Brisbane office. Previously a partner of top 100 UK law firm Thrings LLP, Graeme will supercharge Moulis Legal’s IP and data privacy capability through his strong experience in commercialising intellectual property, protecting data and privacy, and technology contracting.

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Flower thrower trade mark thrown out

15.10.20

The famously anonymous street artist Banksy has lost a legal challenge concerning one of his best-known works, “Love is in the Air”, also known as “The Flower Thrower”.

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