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Pseudo-investments and mobile apps - a new frontier for regulators
Insight 04 Oct 2017

Partner Partner Simun Soljo Written by Managing Associate Simun Soljo and Lawyer Michal Magat It is hardly surprising that the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has taken an interest in the mobile app market, given ...

Blockchain reaction update - ASIC joins chorus on ICO regulation
Insight 03 Oct 2017

While ASIC has published information on the issue of coins or tokens in initial coin offerings, other regulators around the world have also been issuing guidance, with some taking a much more ...

OAIC concludes investigation of Australian Red Cross data breach
Insight 05 Sep 2017

A one-off human error by a third party provider's employee led to a massive data breach that hit the Australian Red Cross Blood Service late last year. Nearly a year after the breach, the Australia ...

Directors' duties and cyber resilience
Insight 05 Sep 2017

The Target data breach brought the liability of boards and directors in relation to cyber resilience into focus. Target's shareholders brought litigation against all of its directors, the chief ...

In the Know: Cyber vernacular
Insight 05 Sep 2017

The Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet has recently considered an early draft of a document defining a new 'cyber lexicon' at a roundtable hosted by Alastair MacGibbon, Special Adviser to the ...

Incoming Notifiable Data Breaches Scheme
Insight 05 Sep 2017

There is no current legal obligation under the Privacy Act to notify either the Privacy Commissioner or affected individuals where you suffer a data breach. However, mandatory data breach ...

NSW to bolster cyber security
Insight 05 Sep 2017

The NSW Government has recently announced a new $11.4 million investment to address emerging technology challenges including cyber security. ...

Spotlight: Cyber breach at Target
Insight 05 Sep 2017

There's a joke in the cyber security industry that there are two types of companies: those that know they have been hacked, and those that haven't yet found out. In November 2013, Target Corporatio ...

Ransomware attacks on the rise
Insight 29 Jun 2017

Partner Partner Partner Partner Michael Park With an upward trend in large-scale ransomware attacks and the number of data breaches reported globally, mandatory data breach notification will become law in Australia in February 2018. ...

Competition news
Insight 26 Jun 2017

Tribunal approves Tabcorp–Tatts merger The Australian Competition Tribunal has granted Tabcorp authorisation to acquire Tatts Group, subject to Tabcorp undertaking that it will divest its Odyssey ...