Category: Commercial Law

Good habits to protect your privacy

Personal information is information about who you are, what you do and what you believe. It can be information such as your name, date of birth, address or phone number, as well as other information…

Building trust in your business through good privacy practices

Important statistics published by the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) demonstrate that protection of privacy and data is becoming more and more important to Australians. According to the OAIC, individuals are increasingly questioning…

Privacy Awareness Week 2022

At Kalus Kenny Intelex we value the privacy of our clients and take data protection seriously. This is why we are proud to support Privacy Awareness Week (PAW) for the fourth year running! PAW is…

Preventing supply chain disputes

Australians are finally enjoying some relief from Covid-19 social restrictions, but major disruptions to supply chains across the globe continue. Since late 2019 we have seen the pandemic cause disruptions across a vast range of…

When do I have to apply for a Director ID?

Last year, we wrote about the introduction of the requirement for Australian directors to have a Director Identification Number (Director ID). This article outlined what a Director ID is, the time frames for when a…

Can I register for a .AU direct domain name?

New changes to Australian domain names bring exciting opportunities for businesses to protect their intellectual property and develop a stronger online presence. Last year, we discussed the introduction of the new .au domain licensing rules…

Privacy and biometric information. 7-Eleven breaches customer’s privacy

In a day and age where unlocking your phone with your face is the norm, you may not think twice about completing an in-store survey on a tablet or device equipped with a front facing…

Consumer Guarantees v Warranty Against Defects – Is there a difference?

It is probably fair to say that a lot of people who have heard of these two phrases think they are the same thing. However, that is not the case. While both concepts exist under…

Sven Burchartz wins Litigation Partner of the Year Award

Sven Burchartz, Senior Partner of Kalus Kenny Intelex, has been recognised in the Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year Awards as the winner of the Litigation award. These prestigious national awards recognise the accomplishments, innovation,…

5 things to think about before starting a new business

Starting a new business venture is undoubtedly an exciting (and sometimes, overwhelming!) time in your life. Whether you are thinking about starting your very first business or looking to set up your next business venture,…

Retailers – don’t get caught out breaching consumer law in your Black Friday sales

Media outlets are reporting that this year’s sale season is shaping up to be bigger than ever, in light of overstocked retailers and pent-up demand or ‘revenge spending’ among consumers. With retailers already starting to…

Do you need a Director ID?

Commencing this month, all directors of Australian companies will be required to verify their identity and obtain a ‘Director Identification Number’ (Director ID), as part of the Australian Government’s ‘Modernising Business Registers (MBR) Program’. Background…