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Where are all the data breach class actions in Australia?
Insight 17 Oct 2018

Class actions arising out of data breaches have been common in the US for some time but in Australia were yet to see a plaintiff bring such an action successfully In some ways this is unsurprising Despite the fact that data breaches are now commonplace and that class action law firms are ...

Dealing in data: cybersecurity in an M&A context
Insight 17 Oct 2018

The cyber resilience of companies and their history of data breaches is increasingly having a significant impact on the headline price post-completion deal value and risk-allocation profile of MA transactions With the notifiable data-breach scheme and the GDPR taking effect earlier this year there ...

Yahoo continues to pay the price for its 2014 data breach
Insight 17 Oct 2018

Yahoo has recently come under fire from both the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and the United Kingdom Information Commissioners Office for delays in the disclosure to investors of its 2014 data breach. ...

Data breaches in the healthcare sector: the reality, the costs and how to prevent them
Insight 17 Oct 2018

Data breaches are disproportionately common in the health sector Whats more it is the only sector that has a higher rate of data breaches caused by internal factors such as employee carelessness or misbehaviour than by external threats Health sector data breaches are enabled it seems by the ...

Allens foundation client for tech startup Atticus
News 15 Oct 2018

Atticus, an Australian tech startup, is innovating the time-consuming task of disclosure document verification, giving clients – and their partner law firms – an efficient solution to a process tha ...

Breaking - Australian Government releases draft decryption legislation
Insight 15 Aug 2018

The Australian Government has released draft legislation to provide national security and law enforcement agencies with means to access encrypted communications and devices The draft legislation aims to respond to the increasingly widespread use of encryption by Australian consumers and the ...

Video: Startup funding, exits and investment: insights from Jon Medved, Founder and CEO, OurCrowd
Insight 26 Jul 2018

Access to funding has long been the missing link in the development of startups in Australia The Australian startup industry has grown significantly over the past few years as capital has become more available Alternative funding options including crowdfunding give startups more options than ever ...

Backing up the backups - a practical guide to cyber insurance
Insight 03 May 2018

The cyber insurance market in Australia is rapidly developing however key problems still remain. This guide explains cyber insurance – what it is, what it covers, common limits and exclusions – and how to work out whether cyber insurance is right for you ...

Code breakers - Australian Government flags forced decryption reforms
Insight 03 May 2018

The Australian Government continues to stoke controversy with its mooted reforms to encryption laws which would seek to provide law enforcement agencies with access to encrypted communications and information While little detail as to the shape that the reforms will ultimately take has been provided ...

Allens advises Canva on Zeetings acquisition
News 30 Apr 2018

Allens has advised long-standing Allens Accelerate client Canva on its acquisition of interactive presentation startup Zeetings. The acquisition is the first M&A transaction for Canva, which became ...

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