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OAIC releases new privacy guidelines for employers in response to spread of COVID-19
Insight 01 Apr 2020

Employers should collect, use and disclose as little information as is reasonably necessary to prevent and manage the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace. This includes taking the temperature of employees and visitors entering the workplace for the limited purpose of preventing or managing COVID-19 risks in the workplace (provided that as little information as is reasonably necessary should be collected for that purpose). ...

Allens视界– 新冠病毒(COVID-19)促使FIRB体制发生重大变化
Insight 01 Apr 2020

2020年3月29日,澳大利亚联邦政府财政部长宣布对澳大利亚的外国投资审查批准(FIRB)体制进行重大修改,以应对由新型冠状病毒(COVID-19)爆发引起的风险。这些修改虽然是暂时的,但大幅度地扩展了需要获得FIRB批准的交易范围,并大大延长了FIRB申请的审查期限。 ...

The COVID-19 pandemic – what employers in Vietnam need to know
Insight 01 Apr 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic is not only a health crisis in the global community, but has caused widespread economic disruption to all companies and governments around the world. In common with the ...

Toothless sexual harassment training leaves employer liable for sexual harassment
Insight 01 Apr 2020

Employers should ensure they take 'all reasonable steps' to prevent their employees from engaging in sexual harassment and any behaviour contrary to the Commonwealth Sex Discrimination Act. If an employer does not, it is likely to be vicariously liable for employees' offending conduct. ...

First prosecution for breach of new Heavy Vehicle National Law chain of responsibility duties
Insight 01 Apr 2020

The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) has commenced its first prosecution into duty holders under the new chain of responsibility (CoR) provisions of the Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL), which has been adopted in all states and territories (other than Western Australian and the Northern Territory). ...

Amnesty for historical superannuation non-compliance
Insight 01 Apr 2020

The newly introduced superannuation guarantee (SG) amnesty scheme provides a one-off amnesty to encourage employers to self-correct historical SG non-compliance. This is done by allowing employers to claim tax deductions for contributions made during the amnesty period, as well as waiving certain penalties and fees that may otherwise apply in relation to historical SG non-compliance. ...

Private equity update – PIPE deals with ASX-listed companies
Insight 01 Apr 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on global equity markets, with falls of a speed and magnitude not seen since the global financial crisis. The impact of the virus has been ...

Impact of COVID-19 on investment funds
Insight 31 Mar 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic creates turbulence in global financial markets and propels investors into a race for liquidity, we are beginning to see investment funds grappling with some of the issues ...

Product safety priorities — the ACCC's focus for 2020
Insight 30 Mar 2020

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is planning to prioritise five key product safety issues fitting broadly within the categories of the Takata airbag recall, safety risks for infants and children, and e-commerce. We report on what is planned for 2020. ...

Responding to COVID-19: your questions answered
Insight 30 Mar 2020

As Australia's COVID-19 infection rate continues to grow, businesses here are responding to a range of challenges. On this page, we’ve pulled together our insights on some of the key issues affecti ...

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