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Yahoo continues to pay the price for its 2014 data breach
Insight 17 Oct 2018

Yahoo has recently come under fire from both the United States Securities and Exchange Commission ( US SEC ) and the United Kingdom Information Commissioner's Office ( UK ICO ) for delays in the ...

A global snapshot of data breach class actions
Insight 17 Oct 2018

While we are yet to see a successful data breach class action in Australia, data breach class actions have become all too real for many major companies overseas. This article takes a look at some o ...

Dealing in data: cybersecurity in an M&A context
Insight 17 Oct 2018

The cyber resilience of companies and their history of data breaches is increasingly having a significant impact on the headline price, post-completion deal value and risk-allocation profile of M&A ...

The hack back: The legality of retaliatory hacking
Insight 17 Oct 2018

Today, the cyber battlefield is just as important as the physical one. However, in circumstances where government departments and law enforcement agencies are unable or unwilling to effectively ...

Where are all the data breach class actions in Australia?
Insight 17 Oct 2018

Class actions arising out of data breaches have been common in the US for some time, but in Australia, we're yet to see a plaintiff bring such an action successfully. In some ways this is ...

The ACCC's Consumer Data Right Rules Framework
Insight 12 Oct 2018

In preparation for the implementation of the first phase of the Consumer Data Right ( CDR ) on 1 July 2019, and fresh off the consultation period for the Federal Government's draft CDR legislation, ...

You asked, they listened (mostly) - Treasury's proposed revisions to the Consumer Data Right Bill
Insight 12 Oct 2018

On 24 September, Treasury released for public consultation its revised version of the exposure draft legislation that will give effect to the new Consumer Data Right ( CDR ) in Australia. Reflectin ...

Show me the data! Introducing the Consumer Data Right
Insight 10 Sep 2018

On 15 August, the Federal Government released exposure draft legislation that, if passed, will establish an 'economy-wide consumer-directed data transfer system'. The latest sprint in a marathon of ...

The devil in the detail - observations on the scope of CDR data and the new Privacy Safeguards
Insight 10 Sep 2018

While the Consumer Data Right ( CDR ) regime is likely to benefit businesses by increasing access to greater consumer data, and customers by increasing choice and competition, the draft legislation ...

Top 10 things to know about the Consumer Data Right
Insight 10 Sep 2018

The Government's draft Treasury Laws Amendment (Consumer Data Right) Bill 2018 (the Bill ) sets up a proposed framework for the implementation of the Consumer Data Right ( CDR ) in Australia. While ...