Australia’s new mandatory data breach notification laws have now been passed, meaning that it will soon be compulsory for many businesses around the nation to report data breaches to regulators…

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Practical Law Australia Advisory Board Member, Rachel Launders, shares some insights into issues that commonly arise when negotiating and drafting share purchase agreements. These issues are worth considering when you…

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Practical Law Australia Advisory Board Member, Rachel Launders, shares some lessons she’s learnt over the years, sometimes the hard way, from transactions she has worked on involving shareholders’ agreements. For…

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Businesses in Australia are rapidly adopting new technologies to interact with their suppliers, customers and workforce. The amount of data collected is growing exponentially. The legal and reputational risks associated with suffering a data breach incident are…

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On 24 February the Chairman of the ACCC launched its 2017 Compliance and Enforcement Policy which identifies the industries and issues it will focus on in the year ahead. Enforcement…

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The conclusion is in: Innovation and disruption are not passing fads, they’re here to stay. In the 2016 Australia: State of the Legal Market report, Melbourne Law School and Thomson…

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Futurist and technology guru Richard Susskind recently envisioned a “decomposed” legal world where clients would pay less for processes and more for high-value advisory work. Susskind’s prediction isn’t new and it appears he was…

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As digital becomes increasingly vital in business, law firms are upping the ante and differentiating themselves with the use of app technology. As observed in the recent 2016 Australia: State…

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