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20 March 2023

Australian High Court smooths out wrinkle in trade mark law: Reputation not relevant to ‘deceptive similarity’ test of infringement

The High Court has clearly set out in Self Care v Allergan that the reputation of a trade mark is not relevant when assessing deceptive similarity in infringement proceedings. 1 In a unanimous decision, overruling a three-judge bench of the Full Federal Court, the High Court held that Self Care did...
20 March 2023

2023 Herbert Smith Freehills Guide to Takeovers and Schemes of Arrangement

The 2023 edition of the Herbert Smith Freehills Guide to Takeovers and Schemes of Arrangement has been launched. Our Guide is designed to provide a helpful summary of some of the key legal and regulatory issues that arise in connection with Australian takeovers and schemes.
20 March 2023

Asia-Pacific: Evolving legislation and enforcement tactics help competition authorities fight cartels and abusive conduct

In our chapter of the Asia-Pacific Antitrust Review 2023 we provide a snapshot of broad trends in competition law enforcement across the Asia-Pacific region.
17 March 2023

Tax Bites: Australian Tax Podcast Series

We explore the latest tax developments in Australia.
16 March 2023

Employment and workplace relations in Australia Legal Guide 2023

Everything employers need to know, updated to reflect the recent Secure Jobs, Better Pay and Respect at Work reforms.
16 March 2023

Australian Employment, Industrial Relations and Safety Webinars

In case you missed it, you can access our previous Employment & IR briefing and Safety Leadership Series webinars below. Join our expert briefings for the latest developments we are seeing in the employment, industrial relations and workplace healthy and safety space. In these short sessions,...
15 March 2023

UK Public M&A Monthly Activity Update: February 2023

From the latest public offers and updates to the Takeover Code, we break down recent developments in the listed UK deal market
15 March 2023

On Just Terms Podcast Series

Australia is a litigious country - we meet with Australia's leading legal and commercial minds to discuss how to manage the corporate risk landscape. Join host Jason Betts, Disputes Partner at Herbert Smith Freehills, as he interviews the people on the front lines of this changing environment.
15 March 2023

Inside Arbitration: Beyond the hourly rate – What are the options?

With the number of ways to pay for legal services growing, we assess how third-party funding and alternative fee arrangements can help businesses
15 March 2023

Inside Arbitration: The ECT exodus – Politics and unintended consequences

With a host of states to leave the Energy Charter Treaty amid climate concerns, we explore what the flashpoint means for multilateralism and the energy transition
15 March 2023

The Third Wheel podcast series: ESG in Australia

We explore the topical Environment, Social and Governance issues of the day in Australia.
15 March 2023

Inside Arbitration: Exits only – How investors can get put calls right

Despite a bullish year for private equity in the Asia-Pacific, exit disputes remain a risk. We assess the safest ways to exercise your put option
15 March 2023

Inside Arbitration: Future fuel – How will hydrogen disputes be resolved?

With a rapidly-emerging energy market set to fuel a rise in disputes, we explore how arbitration could offer the solution
15 March 2023

Inside Arbitration: Faster, cheaper, better – A playbook for value-driven arbitration

With companies under pressure to save time and money, we explore how parties, arbitrators and institutions can boost efficiency throughout a dispute
15 March 2023

Inside Arbitration: Decision Analysis – Putting legal risk in the language of the boardroom

With uncertainty inevitable in complex disputes, HSF's cutting-edge analysis aims to ensure clients can make informed decisions