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Don’t panic! (Almost) everything you need to know about cyber risks, resilience and responsibilities
Insight 02 May 2022

Organisations today are both blessed and cursed with extraordinary amounts of data. The responsibility for information security and data governance starts and ends with the board and senior management. We offer a handbook to help navigate duties and liabilities and a checklist of questions directors should be asking. ...

Just in time: the full spectrum of amendments to the Security of Critical Infrastructure regime now passed
Insight 22 Apr 2022

The final anticipated amendments to the Security of Critical Infrastructure Act 2018 (Cth) (SOCI Act) have been passed in the nick of time, making their way through the Senate in its last sitting before the 2022 Federal Election. These latest amendments introduce new and enhanced obligations for risk management programs and security respectively, and the concept of ‘systems of national significance’. ...

Australia clarifies its position on AI inventorship
Insight 20 Apr 2022

Australia has once again grappled with the vexed issue of whether patent protection should be granted for AI-generated inventions. The Full Court's decision means Australia's position on AI inventorship now aligns with that of the United Kingdom, the United States and the European Union, which have so far rejected AI inventorship. ...

Nucleus – corporate law developments
Insight 12 Apr 2022

Welcome to our monthly snapshot of regulatory updates and other developments in corporate law. We know you are busy, so our focus is on capturing key issues. ...

Survive and thrive – using tech to your advantage
Insight 30 Mar 2022

In our recent webinar, we discussed how in-house teams and law firms are creating value through technology and innovation. This Insight explores some of the common themes raised in the discussion and forum. ...

Have your say: government opens consultation on ADM and AI regulatory frameworks
Insight 30 Mar 2022

The Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet is inviting responses to its recently released issues paper (Issues Paper) to inform future digital economy regulation in the areas of automated decision making (ADM) and artificial intelligence (AI). ...

Regulating crypto: Government releases consultation paper on proposed licensing and custody requirements
Insight 25 Mar 2022

The Federal Government is seeking feedback on a proposed new licensing regime for crypto asset secondary service providers (CASSPrs) and new requirements regulating custody of crypto assets. The new regime would potentially sit alongside the existing AFS licensing regime, with possible overlap and inconsistency in treatment of service providers. The Government is also seeking early views on how crypto assets should be defined and categorised as part of a 'crypto mapping' exercise. The consultation period runs until 27 May 2022. ...

Allens advises on sale of Playground XYZ
News 23 Dec 2021

Playground XYZ is a client of Allens' Accelerate practice, which was the first dedicated startups and scaleups practice from a major law firm in Australia. 'We are delighted to have assisted the ...

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