41-50 of 76 results

Clarification on the meaning of 'personal information'
Insight 01 Feb 2016

The AAT has overturned the Grubb determination of the Commonwealth Privacy Commissioner and found that mobile network data from an individual's phone activity does not constitute 'personal information' under the Privacy Act ...

Fact sheet: Show me the money: Tax reforms to encourage investment in startups
Insight 10 Dec 2015

The Ideas Boom has arrived with the Federal Governments National Innovation and Science Agenda Central to the new agenda are a raft of tax and regulatory measures designed to encourage greater investment in startups to help them both get off the ground and to survive the valley of death with greater ...

Allens Accelerate: Get ready for the #IdeasBoom!
Insight 08 Dec 2015

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has unveiled the hotly awaited National Innovation and Science Agenda NISA The Prime Minister declared the beginning of the Ideas Boom stating that unlike the mining boom this is a boom that can continue forever The NISA comprises more than 20 individual policies and ...

Release of exposure draft of mandatory data breach notification laws
Insight 08 Dec 2015

The Federal Government has taken the first step in fulfilling its promise to introduce a mandatory data breach notification scheme Under an exposure draft of the proposed legislation companies will be required to notify the Office of the Australian Information Commission and affected individuals of ...

Government rejigs electronic health records system with opt-out approach
Insight 21 Oct 2015

The Federal Governments electronic health records system may have a new lease on life following the introduction of a new Bill that attempts to improve the systems effectiveness with key changes such as the transition to an opt-out approach Partner Ian McGill Senior Associate Phil OSullivan and ...

Fact sheet: Starting-up smart: How to get the most out of your lawyer, for less
Insight 19 Oct 2015

If youre focused on testing your idea developing your product and scraping together enough funds to talk to foundation customers engaging a lawyer could be the last thing on your mind ...

Fact sheet: Crowd-sourced equity funding - can you access it?
Insight 06 Oct 2015

The new Turnbull Cabinet has made clear its intention to support innovation so that Australia can have a thriving economy The Treasury has already done some work in this area releasing a consultation paper on crowd-sourcing equity funding CSEF for startups and small business ...

Fact sheet: The term sheet decoded
Insight 24 Sep 2015

The term sheet is the key document that determines the basis on which VCs and other investors will invest in your startup This means that its crucial to get the basics right from the outset ...

Ashley Madison - litigation risks exposed
Insight 15 Sep 2015

The recent hacking of website AshleyMadisoncom has exposed the websites parent companies to lawsuits in the US and Canada and has attracted the attention of the Australian Privacy Commissioner ...

Fact sheet: Growing your team: working with interns in your startup
Insight 28 Jul 2015

Many startups look to grow their team by engaging interns work experience students and other unpaid workers ...