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A recent decision of the Federal Court of Australia reiterates the need for businesses to ensure any comparative advertising claims are capable of substantiation through current and relevant scientific evidence or otherwise risk breaching the Australian Consumer Law. The case of GlaxoSmithKline Australia Pty Ltd v Reckitt Benckiser (Australia) Pty Limited (No 2)  FCA
Betting service providers who have long relied on disclaimers in their advertising to exclude NSW residents from offers of inducements to gamble or to opening betting accounts will no longer be able to do so under proposed new laws. The introduction of the Liquor and Gaming Legislation Amendment Bill 2018 (the Bill), and other related