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ACCC calls for significant reforms in Digital Platforms Inquiry Final Report - Part 1 of Allens' two-part series
Insight 31 Jul 2019

The Federal Government has released the ACCC's Final Report from its Digital Platforms Inquiry, with significant and wide-ranging implications across competition, consumer protection, copyright and privacy issues. ...

ACCC calls for significant reforms in Digital Platforms Inquiry Final Report (Part II): A platform for sweeping privacy reform
Insight 31 Jul 2019

The ACCC has called for significant reforms in Digital platforms to strengthen privacy protections for individuals and to improve transparency and accountability In data handling practices for both digital platforms and other organisations regulated by the Privacy Act 1998. ...

ASIC's proposed market integrity rules for technological and operational resilience could impose far-reaching obligations
Insight 23 Jul 2019

The COAG Energy Council Hydrogen Working Group continues its work on the National Hydrogen Strategy, with the release of its issues papers series. The nine papers are a fascinating look at the breadth, depth and interwoven nature of the issues facing hydrogen. ...

Would you like financial services with your social network? Facebook consortium to launch new cryptocurrency
Insight 09 Jul 2019

In a bold new play, a consortium led by social media giant Facebook has announced plans to enter the financial services sector through the launch of a cryptocurrency called Libra. Both a currency and a blockchain backed payment system, the project could have a profound impact on the financial servic ...

Trend Watch: beta testing – a new software procurement strategy?
Insight 03 Jul 2019

Software company Palantir Technologies was recently announced as the US Army's choice to deploy a complex combat intelligence system valued at US$800 million. ...

Final APRA Guidance on Information Security (CPG 234) released – are you prepared?
Insight 27 Jun 2019

APRA has released the updated final version of its Prudential Practice Guide, which gives crucial context about how it views cybersecurity threats. ...

ACCC releases draft Consumer Data Right Rules for consultation
Insight 15 Apr 2019

In preparation for the implementation of the first phase of the Consumer Data Right on 1 July 2019 the ACCC has released draft CDR Rules for consultation The draft rules detail how the CDR will function across all designated sectors in practice including how data is to be shared the criteria for ...

Government proposes major changes to privacy law
Insight 09 Apr 2019

The Federal Government has proposed radically increased financial penalties and new powers for the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner in the wake of increased scrutiny of social media platforms and a growing consensus that Australias privacy legislation has fallen behind global norms ...

Trend Watch: What the top ten 2018 cybersecurity trends mean for your business
Insight 16 Jan 2019

Last year was a big year for cybersecurity Organisations were forced to grapple with an increasingly complex regulatory environment as governments across the globe continued to navigate how to best protect personal information in the face of increasingly sophisticated cybersecurity threats We look ...

Controversial encryption legislation passed
Insight 10 Dec 2018

The Governments highly controversial encryption legislation was hastily passed through Parliament last week making it the first legislation of its kind globally Partner Valeska Bloch and Paralegal Sophie Peach report ...

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