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Nature-related risks should be at the top of the boardroom agenda: key steps directors should take to manage these risks
Insight 14 Jun 2024

Nature-related risks and opportunities have fast become a hot topic of discussion in Australian boardrooms. Investors have warned that boards and executives need to be upskilled on nature-related risks to be ready for what is to come. ...

High Court holds that 'fair winds' permit recovery of expenditure wasted in constructing iconic aircraft hangar
Insight 13 May 2024

In this Insight, we examine the differences between the various judges' reasoning and lay out what the implications are in practice. ...

What's on the horizon for business and human rights – 2023 themes and 2024 predictions
Insight 15 Feb 2024

The focus on businesses' obligations regarding human rights has grown considerably in recent years. In this Insight, we identify some of the central business and human rights themes from 2023, and set out our predictions for the year ahead. ...

Get verified: The Digital ID Bill offering verification efficiencies with increased privacy and security
Insight 20 Oct 2023

An overview of the Proposed Digital ID System under the Digital ID Bill 2023, including its accreditation and participation requirements, increased overlap of privacy obligations and proposed regulatory powers. ...

Federal Government signals broad support for significant Privacy Act reforms
Insight 12 Oct 2023

The Federal Government has agreed or agreed in-principle with the majority of the proposals outlined in the Privacy Act Review Report. ...

TNFD Recommendations to prompt a step change in nature risk management and disclosure
Insight 10 Oct 2023

The Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures recommendations (the TNFD Recommendations) provide a means to standardise nature-related risk management and reporting, and to capitalise on nature-related opportunities. ...

2023 corporate crime landscape: interim update
Insight 24 Aug 2023

This interim update summarises the major developments in Australia's corporate crime landscape of 2023 so far. With increased exposure, scrutiny and penalties, it is ever more vital to ensure your organisation is taking steps to be compliant with the evolving corporate crime landscape. ...

ESG contract clauses — drafting tips to reduce your exposure to disputes and complaints
Insight 23 Aug 2023

Interest in environmental, social and governance (ESG) is continuing to grow at a rapid pace, including ESG-related goods and services. ...

No longer 'once in a blue moon': bluewashing risks and challenges can't be ignored
Insight 24 Jul 2023

In this Insight, we explain why companies should carefully consider their representations about human rights and other social issues, and how to manage associated bluewashing risk. ...

It's nearly here: how businesses can prepare for mandatory climate-related financial reporting
Insight 18 Jul 2023

A mandatory climate disclosure will commence for the first cohort of reporting entities from 2024-2025, and firms up details on the overall architecture of a reporting regime which is now expected to cover around 20,000 Australian organisations. ...

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