FMCG Express | October Edition

22 October 2020
Dudley Kneller, Partner, Melbourne Edward Martin, Partner, Sydney Hazel McDwyer, Partner, Sydney Siobhan Mulcahy, Partner, Melbourne Antoine Pace, Partner, Melbourne David Smith, Partner, Melbourne Adam Walker, Partner, Melbourne Breanna Davies, Special Counsel, Sydney

2020 continues to be an interesting year with COVID-19 still impacting our lives and businesses, although we are cautiously optimistic that we may be turning a corner here in Australia.

In this edition of FMCG Express, we bring you some useful COVID-19 reading as we grapple with the ongoing effects of the pandemic and look to transition to a ‘COVID normal’ environment; from issues of JobKeeper in defining casual workers, to what to do if your customer is unable to meet its payments, and considerations for privacy and cyber security.

We also provide some tips on IP letters of demand and look at recent happenings in the consumer law world, including upcoming changes to the definition of ‘consumer’ under the Australian Consumer Law, new disclosure obligations to consumers in New South Wales and we provide some guidance on online sales and promotions.

If you would like to discuss any queries regarding this edition or if you have any other feedback, please do get in touch.

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With special thanks to our other contributors:

Alana Long, Senior Associate
Lisa Haywood, Associate
Raisa Blanco, Associate
Stephanie Manatakis, Lawyer
Zein Jomaa, Lawyer
Teresa Elmey, Trade Mark Attorney
Alberta McKenzie, Paralegal

This update does not constitute legal advice and should not be relied upon as such. It is intended only to provide a summary and general overview on matters of interest and it is not intended to be comprehensive. You should seek legal or other professional advice before acting or relying on any of the content.

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