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Government and ASIC announcements for FinTech sector
Insight 23 Mar 2016

There were three announcements this week that will serve to bolster the emerging Australian FinTech sector The Government released a statement in support of FinTech as part of its National Innovation and Science Agenda while ASIC issued two sets of guidance an information sheet for providers of ...

Allens Accelerate: The startup investor tax concessions - what you need to know
Insight 22 Mar 2016

The Federal Government has introduced a Bill detailing tax concessions to incentivise investment into Australian startups ...

Predictive coding: the future of electronic document production?
Insight 25 Feb 2016

A recent decision of the English High Court may pave the way for the use of predictive coding in large scale discovery and regulatory investigations in Australia Partners Nick Rudge and Duncan Travis Managing Associate Kate Austin and Associate Emily Giblin look at the benefits and risks of the new ...

Clarification on the meaning of 'personal information'
Insight 01 Feb 2016

The AAT has overturned the Grubb determination of the Commonwealth Privacy Commissioner and found that mobile network data from an individual's phone activity does not constitute 'personal information' under the Privacy Act ...

Fact sheet: Show me the money: Tax reforms to encourage investment in startups
Insight 10 Dec 2015

The Ideas Boom has arrived with the Federal Governments National Innovation and Science Agenda Central to the new agenda are a raft of tax and regulatory measures designed to encourage greater investment in startups to help them both get off the ground and to survive the valley of death with greater ...

Allens Accelerate: Get ready for the #IdeasBoom!
Insight 08 Dec 2015

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has unveiled the hotly awaited National Innovation and Science Agenda NISA The Prime Minister declared the beginning of the Ideas Boom stating that unlike the mining boom this is a boom that can continue forever The NISA comprises more than 20 individual policies and ...

Release of exposure draft of mandatory data breach notification laws
Insight 08 Dec 2015

The Federal Government has taken the first step in fulfilling its promise to introduce a mandatory data breach notification scheme Under an exposure draft of the proposed legislation companies will be required to notify the Office of the Australian Information Commission and affected individuals of ...

Fact sheet: Crowd-sourced equity funding - can you access it?
Insight 06 Oct 2015

The new Turnbull Cabinet has made clear its intention to support innovation so that Australia can have a thriving economy The Treasury has already done some work in this area releasing a consultation paper on crowd-sourcing equity funding CSEF for startups and small business ...

Fact sheet: Starting-up smart: How to get the most out of your lawyer, for less
Insight 19 Oct 2015

If youre focused on testing your idea developing your product and scraping together enough funds to talk to foundation customers engaging a lawyer could be the last thing on your mind ...

Fact sheet: The term sheet decoded
Insight 24 Sep 2015

The term sheet is the key document that determines the basis on which VCs and other investors will invest in your startup This means that its crucial to get the basics right from the outset ...

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