Will the Suez Canal blockage affect your contract?
As you would be aware, the Suez Canal was blocked for about six days during March due to a large container ship, the Ever Given, becoming wedged sideways across the waterway. The Ever Given has now been freed, but the consequences of the blockage are still playing out. The Suez...Read More
COVID-19 rent relief is coming to an end – are you prepared?
As a response to the COVID-19 pandemic, all State governments in Australia were required to enact legislation to govern how leases should be dealt with during COVID-19. The WA government passed the Commercial Tenancies (COVID-19 Response) Act and Regulations and, similarly, the Residential Tenancies (COVID-19 Response) Act and Regulations. These...Read More
ACCC commences action against Lorna Jane for misleading consumers about anti-virus activewear
In late December last year, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) commenced proceedings against Lorna Jane, alleging they had engaged in false or misleading representations. The allegations related to an advertising campaign which represented that the LJ Shield Activewear protected people wearing it from contracting and spreading viruses, including...Read More