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New Zealand tightens its belt on high-calorie advertising to youth
Insight 22 Jul 2018

The New Zealand Advertising Standards Authority has been enforcing a new code since October 2017 that governs all advertising targeted to children and young people. It outlines specific rules for food and beverage advertisements, including for high-calorie ‘Occasional Food and Beverage Products’ ...

Vietnam issues a stringent new cybersecurity law
Insight 22 Jun 2018

A new law in Vietnam enabling state control of cyber data will have wide-ranging implications for business costs and compliance The powers it gives to the Government are extensive and its coverage is unprecedented Partner Linh Bui and Associates Hien Nguyen and Khanh Nguyen report on the key issues ...

Federal Government's bold vision for data availability and use
Insight 04 May 2018

The Federal Governments response to the Productivity Commissions report on data availability and use released this week outlines a bold vision but has a surprising lack of detail suggesting implementation is likely to be some way off If legislation is introduced the new regime will result in a ...

Move to require big banks' participation in comprehensive credit reporting
Insight 23 Feb 2018

The Federal Government has introduced draft legislation to establish a long-awaited mandatory comprehensive credit reporting regime for the major banks from 1 July 2018 Partner Gavin Smith Senior Associate Emily Cravigan and Lawyer Dougald Coulson report ...

Federal Government review into Open Banking
Insight 14 Feb 2018

The Federal Government has released its much anticipated Review into Open Banking in Australia The Review makes 50 sweeping recommendations to implement Open Banking including a new regulatory framework under which the regime would operate in the broader context of a new Consumer Data Right for all ...

Linklaters Insights: European Commission reaffirms tough stance on loyalty inducing rebates
Insight 14 Feb 2018

After a two-and-a-half year investigation the European Commission has imposed a euro997 million fine on Qualcomm for illegally shutting out rivals from the market for LTE baseband chipsets using significant payments to an important customer Apple in return for exclusivity ...

OAIC concludes investigation into Precedent Communications
Insight 22 Jan 2018

The OAIC has concluded its investigation into Precedent Communications following a massive data breach that rocked the Australian Red Cross Blood Service ...

The Australian Cyber Security Centre's 2017 Threat Report
Insight 22 Jan 2018

The Australian Cyber Security Centre's 2017 Threat Report addresses the current challenges and emerging trends confronting Australia's digital landscape. ...

Using third party brands in video games: issues and opportunities
Insight 11 Dec 2017

One of the emerging battlegrounds for brand owners is video games, particularly with the growth of virtual reality applications. A recent claim made in the US illustrates how having your brand featured in a video game can be a problem - but depending on the circumstances, it could also present a com ...

What you need to know about mandatory data breach notification
Insight 11 Dec 2017

In response to the rising number of cyberattacks, new legislation has been introduced that proposes a mandatory notification regime that will take effect from February next year. ...

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