Data Protection and Privacy

Australia's Data Breach Bill - third time lucky?

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Australia's Data Breach Bill - third time lucky?

The Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Bill 2016 was introduced into the Australian Parliament on 19 October 2016 as the latest iteration of the long-anticipated mandatory data breach...

24 October 2016

New update to the Singapore-Australia Free Trade Agreement (SAFTA)

This article highlights the key amendments including changes relevant to the financial services, e-commerce and telecommunications sectors etc.

19 October 2016

Now too late to say it is too early. Australian derivatives margin rules finalised

This article was written by Scott Farrell, Max Allan and Roslyn Hinchliffe.The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has released the final rules which will impose margin and risk...

18 October 2016

Bugs in Kaspersky Lab’s dispute resolution strategy

Kaspersky v Hemisphere demonstrates the need for commercial parties to properly draft dispute resolution clauses and consider the kind of disputes that may arise at the time an...

18 October 2016

BCIPA - Time's a-ticking for service of a payment schedule

Two years on from the amendments to the Building and Construction Industry Payments Act 2004 (Qld), it is a good time to revisit timing requirements for the service...

18 October 2016

Cumulative effect of repeated unreasonable behaviour

The Fair Work Commission highlights how repeated unreasonable behaviour towards an employee in separate incidents can have a cumulative effect and constitute workplace bullying.

17 October 2016