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Final APRA Guidance on Information Security (CPG 234) released – are you prepared?
Insight 27 Jun 2019

APRA has released the updated final version of its Prudential Practice Guide, which gives crucial context about how it views cybersecurity threats, and clarifies some of the steps that should be taken now relating to board oversight, information security controls and notification of information security incidents. Partner Valeska Bloch and Associate Claudia Hall report. ...

Government proposes major changes to privacy law
Insight 09 Apr 2019

The Federal Government has proposed radically increased financial penalties and new powers for the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner, in the wake of increased scrutiny of social med ...

Trend Watch: What the top ten 2018 cybersecurity trends mean for your business
Insight 16 Jan 2019

Last year was a big year for cybersecurity. Organisations were forced to grapple with an increasingly complex regulatory environment as governments across the globe continued to navigate how to bes ...

Food fraud and technology - opportunities and limitations
Insight 17 Dec 2018

The high-profile ‘fake honey’ scandal has made food fraud front-page news in Australia in 2018. With the ACCC having now concluded its honey investigation, due to ‘testing uncertainty’, we explore ...

Measuring ‘spilt milk’
Insight 17 Dec 2018

Can food and beverage industry participants be found to have engaged in misleading or deceptive conduct for failure to comply with aspects of relevant regulatory regimes? The Federal Court has ...

Troubled waters
Insight 17 Dec 2018

It can be troubled waters all round when an offshore giant attempts to take on a longstanding local user of a mark.  ...

Controversial encryption legislation passed
Insight 10 Dec 2018

The Government's highly controversial encryption legislation was hastily passed through Parliament last week, making it the first legislation of its kind globally. Partner Valeska Bloch and Paraleg ...

New APRA prudential standard raises bar for information security obligations and incident notification requirements
Insight 15 Nov 2018

As companies and regulators across the world grapple with ever-increasing cyber security threats, Australia's financial services regulator, APRA, has released the final form of a new prudential ...

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 ...