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Handle with care: owner drivers get new protections

Amendments to the Owner Drivers and Forestry Contractors Act create new protections for gig economy workers transporting...

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Your freelancer has arrived: Australian Uber drivers held not employees

In much-publicised proceedings, the Fair Work Ombudsman has found that Uber drivers are independent...

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Watch your wall: Businesses liable for defamatory Facebook comments

A decision in the Supreme Court of New South Wales has paved the way for businesses to be held responsible for publishing defamatory comments by...

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The rise of the gig economy and DDIs: a tough gig for lawmakers globally

With the gig economy and DDIs here to stay, legal systems scramble to address these new...

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Regulating the gig economy and DDIs: snapshot studies of Uber and Airbnb

We take a look at the how lawmakers in Sydney and New York are regulating DDIs like Uber and...

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AR and the trailing footsteps of Australian privacy law

We look at how regulators might try and keep up with developments in...

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Are e-signatures valid under Australian Law?

A great strength for modern businesses is being able to negotiate and strike deals quickly and efficiently over the internet. Once they’re...

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Half a million Facebook users reject new data use policy (but not enough)

Was this all a storm in a virtual teacup or was the 30% voter threshold always an impossible...

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