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In the Know: Cyber vernacular
Insight 05 Sep 2017

The Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet has recently considered an early draft of a document defining a new 'cyber lexicon' at a roundtable hosted by Alastair MacGibbon, Special Adviser to the Prime Minister on Cyber Security. The document, titled 'Words Matter: Australia's Cyber Security Lexic ...

Spotlight: Cyber breach at Target
Insight 05 Sep 2017

There's a joke in the cyber security industry that there are two types of companies: those that know they have been hacked, and those that haven't yet found out. In November 2013, Target Corporation in the US learned this the hard way when it was told by law enforcement agencies that it had been sub ...

Directors' duties and cyber resilience
Insight 05 Sep 2017

The Target data breach brought the liability of boards and directors in relation to cyber resilience into focus. Target's shareholders brought litigation against all of its directors, the chief financial officer and the chief information officer due to what was perceived as recklessness and disregar ...

Incoming Notifiable Data Breaches Scheme
Insight 05 Sep 2017

There is no current legal obligation under the Privacy Act to notify either the Privacy Commissioner or affected individuals where you suffer a data breach. However, mandatory data breach notification laws will take effect in Australia from 22 February 2018. ...

OAIC concludes investigation of Australian Red Cross data breach
Insight 05 Sep 2017

OAIC concludes investigation of Australian Red Cross data breach where a one-off human error by a third party provider's employee led to a massive data breach that hit the Australian Red Cross Blood Service ...

ACCC's Enforcement and Compliance priorities for 2017
Insight 27 Feb 2017

Criminal cartels unfair contract terms consumer guarantees and the health construction and agriculture sectors are some of the ACCCs key enforcement and compliance priorities for 2017 ACCC Chairman Rod Sims released the ACCCs 2017 Compliance and Enforcement Policy on Friday 24 February 2017 ...

Assessment of biosimilars - Is Australia leading, following or going its own way?
Insight 26 Oct 2016

The ongoing lack of certainty about what is required to obtain biosimilar registration in Australia extends to three key issues - Comparability is the new product sufficiently similar to permit it to rely on the reference products safety and efficacy data Extrapolation for which of the indications ...

Protecting investment in biologic medicines - biological medicines, biosimilars and the challenges they pose
Insight 15 Sep 2016

This series of articles is directed towards the part of biotech that is pharmaceutical rather than diagnostic or bioengineering technologies and in particular towards biologic medicines ...

What's in a (biosimilar) name?
Insight 08 Sep 2016

Because biosimilars and their reference biologic medicine are not identical whether compared to each other or even between biosimilars it is important to know which product has been used ...

Costs before Caution - Australia's unique approach to the interchangeability of biosimilars
Insight 17 Aug 2016

Recent developments in Australia suggest that there has been a deliberate prioritisation of the cost benefits of facilitating biosimilar interchangeability over the safety and efficacy risks that can arise when biosimilars are used interchangeably ...