Tag Archives: compliance

Trade Promotions & Lotteries – the Laws

Sharon Givoni Consulting Commercial and Contracts, Consumer Law

At Sharon Givoni Consulting we believe in proactive law which is based on the philosophy that legal knowledge is at its best when applied before things go wrong. In Australia, trade promotions and lotteries are regulated by the Australian Consumer Law (ACL) and the State and Territory legislation. “You could buy 100 lottery tickets and […]

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Jan / 18

Does your business have a good set of website terms and conditions? If not you need to read this…

Sharon Givoni Consulting Commercial and Contracts, Consumer Law, Internet Law

If your business is online, terms and conditions are a must. They are an electronic contract that is legally binding between you and your customers. Specifically, they govern what customers or users must comply with in order to access and use your website. What is the law? The Australian Consumer Law (ACL) requires businesses with […]

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Pet Food Packaging: Legal Requirements in Australia
May / 16

Pet Food Packaging: Legal Requirements in Australia

Sharon Givoni Consulting Intellectual Property

Starting a pet food business in Australia? Over the years we have had a number of clients come in to see us to review their pet food packaging and to make sure it is compliant with all pet food labelling regulations and standards. One of the issues that can be problematic is when people make […]

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Don’t be fooled, plain packaging is anything but plain

Sharon Givoni Consulting Consumer Law, Packaging, Retail and fashion Law

This article discusses the legalities of plain packaging for cigarette companies   Takeaways Plain packaging was introduced to reduce the attractiveness and appeal of tobacco products. The numerous specific and detailed requirements make plain packaging legislation is difficult to navigate without legal advice. Failing to comply with plain packaging legislation can result in product recalls […]

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